Raikes

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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased24.10.1780BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeArmed Troopship BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured6.6.1782BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench corvette 'Le Raikes' (1782) (12)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck98' 4"Imperial Feet29.8831 
Length of Keel81' 8"Imperial Feet24.892 
Breadth29' 9"Imperial Feet8.8646 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen384 3694Tons BM 

Armament


10.1780Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
24.10.178035 ref:967
11.178040 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1780 - 1782LieutenantNorris ThompsonBWAS-17141782 - 6.6.1782LieutenantMathew BuckleBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
13.10.1780Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
29.12.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2805.7.3dBWAS-1714
13.3.1781Sailed with a convoy to the East IndiesBWAS-1714
16.4.1781Battle of Porto Praya
6.6.1782Taken by L'Artesien (64) off the East coast of India
6.6.1782Taken by Le Sphinx (64) off the East coast of India


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1714
Mercantile Raikes

 

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