Redoubt

6134
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.1793BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFloating Battery BWAS-1793
Sold20.5.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck97' 5"Imperial Feet29.5837 
Length of Keel81' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet24.692 
Breadth29' 11"Imperial Feet8.842 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen386 494Tons BM 

Armament


8.1793Broadside Weight = 420 Imperial Pound ( 190.47 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck20 British 42-Pounder Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1793150 BWAS-1793

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1793 - 20.5.1793Captain Thomas Francis Fremantle (1765-1819) ADM 6/24/239ADM 6/241.7.1793 - 10.5.1794Captain Alexander Fraser (d.1829) ADM 6/24/250BWAS-171410.5.1794 - 7.1795Captain William Carthew ADM 6/25/40BWAS-17147.1795 - 11.1795Captain George ByngBWAS-171411.1795 - 8.1798Captain George DundasBWAS-17148.1798 - 4.1802Captain James ShephardBWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
9.4.1796 - 14.9.1799Able Seaman, Carpenter's Mate & Carpenter William BallADM 29/8

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1793 - 13.8.1794Able Seaman Joseph Vallack (1776-1847)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
16.4.1793Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
31.7.1793Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3343.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1802Paid offBWAS-1793
20.5.1802Sold for £1,030BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Previously the merchant ship Rover

 

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Posted by Peter Selley on Sunday 21st of June 2020 07:19

The will of Henry Watson Hall (Nat Archives, 1796) was written on board Redoubt on 20 Aug 1793, possibly in Plymouth.

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