Requin

6160
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'Le Requin' (1794) (12)
Captured20.2.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardBoulogne-sur-Mer - Picardy BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Wrecked1.1.1801BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck71' 2"Imperial Feet21.6916 
Length of Keel54' 11 ½"Imperial Feet16.4719 
Breadth23' 9 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen165 2994Tons BM 

Armament


7.1795Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.179559 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1795 - 1798LieutenantWilliam ChampainBWAS-17931798LieutenantKenneth M'KenzieBWAS-17931798 - 12.1799LieutenantWilliam Wood SenhouseBWAS-179312.1799 - 1800LieutenantFrederick ThesigerBWAS-17931800 - 1.1.1801LieutenantSamuel Fowell (d.1840)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
70.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
26.9.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2001.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.5.1798Took the Privateer La Mutine (6) off St Bartholemew
11.8.1799Surrender of Surinam


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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