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Ranger

6082
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.11.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1806BWAS-1793
Launched5.9.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFremington - Devon BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Richard ThorneBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck111' 3"Imperial Feet33.8397 
Length of Keel90' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet27.4511 
Breadth29' 8"Imperial Feet8.8618 
Depth in Hold9' 1"Imperial Feet2.7686 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen425 1394Tons BM 

Armament


5.9.1807Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1806121Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1807 - 1809Commander
George AcklomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
BWAS-1793
1809Lieutenant
Daniel RossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1816
BWAS-1793
1809 - 8.1.1812Commander
George AcklomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
BWAS-1793
8.1.1812 - 12.1813Captain
George AcklomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
BWAS-1793
12.1813 - 1814Captain
Francis George DickinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
30.10.1807Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1807Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
25.1.1808Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1811Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
30.5.1811Took the Cutter
Unknown French Privateer (4) 1811-1811
French 4 Gun
Privateer Cutter
, driven on shore and burnt , off Rose-Head
BG
17.10.1811Took the Privateer
Le Grand Diable (4) 1811-1811
French 4 Gun
Privateer
off Rose Head

17.10.1811Took the Privateer
L'Hirondelle (6) 1798-1811
French 6 Gun
Privateer
off Rose Head

2.1814Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


Design typeBWAS-1793
A one off lengthened version of the Cormorant Class

 

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Posted by John Seagrove on Friday 11th of September 2020 14:43

14.11.1811 Sloop Ranger [26] G.Acklom Took Danish privateer Skanderbeik when on Baltic fleet ops

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