Redbreast

6127
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1804BWAS-1793
Launched27.4.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardGreat Yarmouth - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn PrestonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold14.6.1850BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Length of Keel65' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet19.8311 
Breadth22' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet6.7247 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen180 394Tons BM 

Armament


27.4.1805Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1805 - 22.1.1806LieutenantJohn Maxwell (d.1826)BWAS-179322.1.1806 - 4.1808LieutenantJohn Bayby HarrisonBWAS-17934.1808 - 16.3.1814LieutenantGeorge Mouat KeithBWAS-179316.3.1814 - 1815CommanderGeorge Mouat KeithBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
14.5.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.7.1805Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1807On the Portugese coastBWAS-1793
16.3.1814Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Unknown
1815In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
1815fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
14.6.1850Sold at LiverpoolBWAS-1793

 

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