Ranger

6081
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.2.1796BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1793BWAS-1793
Launched19.3.1794BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPylades ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructorand Mellish HillBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sunk in Action17.7.1805BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck105' 3"Imperial Feet32.0192 
Length of Gundeck105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Length of Keel87' 0"Imperial Feet26.5176 
Length of Keel86' 7 ½"Imperial Feet26.2255 
Breadth28' 2"Imperial Feet8.5408 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Forward7' 9"Imperial Feet2.3622 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen361 1494Tons BM 
Burthen367 1394Tons BM 

Armament


2.7.1794Broadside Weight = 49 Imperial Pound ( 22.2216 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1793121Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.4.1794 - 1.1797CommanderJames Hardy ADM 6/25/37BWAS-17931.1797 - 1.8.1799CommanderCharles CampbellBWAS-17931.8.1799 - 1801CommanderJohn LittleBWAS-17931801 - 29.4.1802CommanderRichard GoddardBWAS-179329.4.1802 - 17.7.1805CommanderCharles CooteBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.9.1796 - 1.4.1798MasterHenry Webb (d.1818)ADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
13.8.1794 - 1795MidshipmanJoseph Vallack (1776-1847)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1793Began building at Limehouse - London BWAS-1793
19.3.1794Completed building at Limehouse - London at a cost of £3792.0.0dBWAS-1793
19.3.1794Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.7.1794Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £8007.0.0dBWAS-1793
17.7.1805Taken by L'Armide (40)
17.7.1805Taken by La Gloire (40)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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