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Ranger

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased2.1787BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutterBWAS-1714
Captured11.6.1794BWAS-1714
Becomes
French cutter 'Ranger' (1794) (12) 1794-1797
French 12 Gun
Unrated Cutter

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck74' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet22.5616 
Length of Keel56' 0 ⅝"Imperial Feet17.0847 
Breadth25' 7"Imperial Feet7.6556 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen195 594Imperial Feet0.0014 

Armament


4.1787Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck12 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.178755EstablishmentBWAS-1714

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1787 - 1789Lieutenant
Samuel FeatherstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1793
BWAS-1714
11.1791 - 11.6.1794Lieutenant
Isaac CotgraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1802
BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1794 - 11.6.1794Acting Surgeon
George BellamyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1817
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
17.2.1787Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
31.5.1787Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1788fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1789Paid offBWAS-1714
11.1791Recommissioned for Portland and the StartBWAS-1714
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
11.6.1794Taken by
La Railleuse (32) 1779-1799
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Brest


 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 29th of July 2012 22:27

Taken by Railleuse off Brest

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