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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 (1797)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Samuel BrentBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1760-1814
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1804 - 17.2.1807Commander
John FyffeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1815
BWAS-1793
17.2.1807 - 26.11.1811Commander
Peter John DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1812
BWAS-1793
26.11.1811 - 8.1812Commander
Christopher Crackenthorp AskewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1846
BWAS-1793
8.1812 - 1813Commander
Daniel RossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1816
BWAS-1793
1813 - 28.6.1814Commander
William MannersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1814
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1811 - 28.6.1814Lieutenant
Benjamin AplinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1852
W033

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
26.2.1806 - 27.5.1807Master's Mate
Archibald BlackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1843
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 Schooner
Santa Rosalia Golondrina (3) 1805-1805
Spanish 3 Gun
Privateer Schooner
BG
13.9.1805Took the Privateer
La Renommée (2) 1805-1805
French 2 Gun
Privateer Unknown

21.4.1806Took the Privateer
La Créole (14) 1806-1806
French 14 Gun
Privateer Unknown

21.12.1807Took the Privateer
L'Experiment (2) 1807-1807
French 2 Gun
Privateer Unknown

25.1.1808Took the Privateer
La Lyonnaise (5) 1808-1808
French 5 Gun
Privateer Unknown

11.11.1808Capture of Samana
11.11.1808Took the Schooner
Le Guerrier (5) 1808-1808
French 5 Gun
Privateer Schooner
at San Domingo Harbour

11.11.1808Took the Schooner
L'Exchange (5) 1808-1808
French 5 Gun
Privateer Schooner
at San Domingo Harbour

8.3.1809Took the Unrated
La Mouche N° 13 1808-1809
French Unrated Unknown
west of Azores
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4.11.1809Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
22.11.1813Took the Lugger
Le Spéculateur (14) 1806-1813
French 14 Gun
Privateer Lugger

28.6.1814Wasp vs Reindeer

 

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