Renard

6054
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer sloop 'Le Renard' (1797) (18)
Named14.2.1798BWAS-1793
Captured14.11.1797BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1799BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck103' 0"Imperial Feet31.3944 
Length of Keel81' 5"Imperial Feet24.8158 
Breadth28' 3"Imperial Feet8.5439 
Depth in Hold11' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen345 5794Tons BM 

Armament


8.1799Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.179990 BWAS-1793

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1799 - 4.1801CommanderPeter SpicerBWAS-17934.1801 - 5.1802CommanderJames Andrew Worth (d.1841)BWAS-17935.1802CommanderCharles Marshall Gregory (d.1808)BWAS-17935.1802 - 10.1802CommanderRobert PearsonBWAS-179328.9.1802 - 14.4.1804CommanderThe Hon. William Cathcart (1782-1804)B1251.5.1804 - 1807CommanderJeremiah Coghlan (1775-1844)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1801 - 12.9.1802LieutenantGeorge Pringle (1778-1834)B14512.9.1802 - 16.4.1804First LieutenantGeorge Pringle (1778-1834)B145

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1803 - 3.3.1804MidshipmanWilliam Henry Shirreff (1785-1847)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1.1798Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
14.2.1798RegisteredBWAS-1793
7.1799Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1800Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1802Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
20.3.1805Took the Corvette Le Général Ernouf (14)
28.5.1806Took the Brig Le Diligent (16) off Guadeloupe
1807Returned form the West Indies and paid offBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B125NRS Vol 020 - The Naval Miscellany Vol IJohn Knox Laughton EdBook
B145NRS Vol 040 - The Naval Miscellany Vol. IIUnknownBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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