Reindeer

6141
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.5.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1804BWAS-1793
Launched15.8.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorSamuel Brent (1760-1814)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sunk in Action28.6.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 2 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 7 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward5' 3"Imperial Feet1.6002 
Draught Aft10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen385 1694Tons BM 

Armament


15.8.1804Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1804 - 17.2.1807CommanderJohn Fyffe (d.1835)BWAS-179317.2.1807 - 26.11.1811CommanderPeter John DouglasBWAS-179326.11.1811 - 8.1812CommanderChristopher Crackenthorp Askew (1782-1848)BWAS-17938.1812 - 1813CommanderDaniel RossBWAS-17931813 - 28.6.1814CommanderWilliam Manners (d.1814)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1811 - 28.6.1814LieutenantBenjamin Aplin (1791-1860)W033

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
26.2.1806 - 27.5.1807Master's MateArchibald Black (1770-1852)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
25.8.1804Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
3.10.1804Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
21.11.1804Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
7.3.1805Took the Privateer Santa Rosalia Golondrina
13.9.1805Took the Privateer La Renommée (2)
21.4.1806Took the Privateer La Créole (14)
21.12.1807Took the Privateer L'Experiment (2)
25.1.1808Took the Privateer La Lyonnaise (5)
11.11.1808Capture of Samana
11.11.1808Took the Privateer Schooner Le Guerrier (5) at San Domingo Harbour
11.11.1808Took the Privateer Schooner L'Exchange (5) at San Domingo Harbour
4.11.1809Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
22.11.1813Took the Privateer Lugger Le Speculation (14)
28.6.1814Wasp vs Reindeer


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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