Raison

6066
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured17.5.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardLorient - Brittany BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold5.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen472Tons BM 

Armament


2.1796Broadside Weight = 138 Imperial Pound ( 62.583 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 12-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1796 - 10.1797CaptainJohn Poo Beresford (1767-1844)BWAS-17938.8.1801 - 5.1802CaptainThomas Cochrane (1775-1860)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1796Commissioned at HalifaxBWAS-1793
25.8.1796Chased by La Vengeance (48) BWAS-1793
14.9.1797Arrived at SheernessBWAS-1793
10.1797Paid offBWAS-1793
1801Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
8.1801RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.10.1801Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
5.1802Sold at SheernessBWAS-1793

 

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