Raven

6111
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'La Cérès' (1778) (18)
Captured19.4.1782BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.2.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured7.1.1783BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench corvette 'Le Ceres' (1783) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel90' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet27.4384 
Breadth27' 4"Imperial Feet8.2441 
Depth in Hold12' 5"Imperial Feet3.7211 
Burthen361' 2694"Tons BM 

Armament


9.2.1782Broadside Weight = 45 Imperial Pound ( 20.4078 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Forecastle4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.5.1766125Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1782 - 2.9.1782CommanderWilliam Domett (1754-1828) ADM 6/22/506BWAS-17142.9.1782 - 7.1.1783CommanderJohn Wells ADM 6/22/511BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1782Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1782RecommisisonedBWAS-1714
9.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £4241.15.1dBWAS-1714
7.1.1783Taken by La Nymphe (36) in the West Indies, La Concorde (32) in the West Indies


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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