Royalist

6295
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.1.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1806BWAS-1793
Launched10.1.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardSandwich - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas HillsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold3.2.1819BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 4"Imperial Feet1.9304 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen382 4194Tons BM 

Armament


10.1.1807Broadside 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

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1807 - 15.6.1810CommanderJohn Maxwell (d.1826)BWAS-179315.6.1810 - 1812CommanderGeorge DownieBWAS-17931.1.1813 - 7.6.1814CommanderJames John Gordon Bremer (1786-1850)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.3.1807Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
30.7.1807Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
16.7.1808Took the Privateer Aristides (6) off Gothenburg
1.5.1809Took the Lugger La Princesse (16) in the Channel
17.11.1809Took the Privateer Le Grand Napoléon (18) off Dungeness
6.12.1809Took the Privateer L'Heureuse Etoile (2)
10.12.1809Took the Lugger Le Bon Marcel (14)
31.12.1809Took the Privateer Le François (14)
24.2.1810Took the Lugger Le Prince Eugene (14) in the ChannelBG
5.12.1810Took the Privateer Le Roi de Naples (14) in the Channel
18.12.1810Took the Privateer L'Aventurier (14) off Fecamp
3.2.1811Took the Lugger Le Braconnier (10) off FecampBG
19.12.1811Took the Privateer Le Rodeur (14) off Calais losing 1 killed and 5 woundedBG
6.1.1812Took the Lugger Le Furet (14) off Folkstone
29.12.1812Took the Privateer Le Rusé (16) off Hythe
5.1813Defence of Castro Urdiales
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien
21.10.1813Capture of the Weser
21.10.1813Took the Frigate Le Weser (44) in the Channel
1814Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1793
6.9.1814Took the Privateer Ned (6)
18.12.1814Took the Privateer Antoinette (2)
3.2.1819Sold to W. S. Harper for £1,130BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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