Raven

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.3.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1795BWAS-1793
Launched11.1.1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAlbatross ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor William WallisBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked3.2.1798BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 0"Imperial Feet29.2608 
Length of Keel73' 8"Imperial Feet22.3181 
Breadth30' 8 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 5"Tons BM 
Draught Aft11' 4"Tons BM 
Burthen369 4894Tons BM 

Armament


1.1796Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1796121EstablishmentBWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1796 - 2.1797Commander John GiffardBWAS-17142.1797 - 4.1797Commander William ProwseBWAS-17144.1797 - 8.1797Commander Peter PugetBWAS-17148.1797 - 10.1797Commander James Bartholomew (1752-1828)BWAS-171410.1797 - 3.2.1798Commander John Dixon (d.1803)BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1796 - 3.2.1798Lieutenant Edward Pelham Brenton (1774-1839)ref:616

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1795Began building at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
11.1.1796Completed building at Blackwall - London at a cost of £5710.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.1.1796Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1796CommissionedBWAS-1793
10.3.1796Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2402.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1796Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
20.2.1797Pursuit of the Santissima Trinidad
3.2.1798Grounded and wrecked at the mouth of the ElbeBWAS-1793

 

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