Racer

6042
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer schooner 'Independence' (1811) (14)
Captured9.11.1812BWAS-1793
ShipyardNew York - New York
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Wrecked10.10.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 4"Imperial Feet28.3803 
Length of Keel75' 11 ½"Imperial Feet22.8727 
Breadth24' 10 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen250Tons BM 

Armament


11.1812Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.181260EstablishmentBWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1812 - 1.1813LieutenantHenry Freeman Young PogsonBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
9.11.1812CapturedBWAS-1793
1.4.1813Began very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
14.8.1813Completed very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.10.1814Wrecked in the Florida StraitsBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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