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Rainbow

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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured3.1.1809BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1809BWAS-1793
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost ShipBWAS-1793
Sold23.5.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck123' 9"Imperial Feet37.5003 
Length of Keel105' 0 ⅝"Imperial Feet32.0199 
Breadth32' 5"Imperial Feet9.8171 
Depth in Hold10' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen587 1794Tons BM 

Armament


8.1809Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1809155 BWAS-1793

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1809 - 6.1812Captain
James WoolridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1812
BWAS-1793
6.1812 - 9.1812Captain
Andrew KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1824
BWAS-1793
20.6.1812 - 5.2.1813Captain
Andrew KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1824
NAO
9.1812 - 1813Captain
Gardiner Henry GuionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1825
BWAS-1793
1813 - 8.3.1814Captain
Gawen William HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1828
BWAS-1793
8.3.1814 - 1.7.1814Captain
Edward Reynolds SiblyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1793
1.7.1814 - 12.1814Captain
James WemyssBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1814
BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1814Midshipman
Richard BurridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.3.1809Arrived at WoolwichBWAS-1793
4.1809Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
23.8.1809Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.11.1809Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
9.2.1810Action of 1810-02-09
1813In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
12.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
25.3.1815Sold at Deptford for £860BWAS-1793

 

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