Scourge

6510
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'La Robuste' (1793) (18)
Named8.6.1796BWAS-1793
Captured15.4.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardNantes - Brittany BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold8.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 9"Imperial Feet31.2039 
Length of Keel83' 5"Imperial Feet25.3407 
Breadth28' 11 ⅝"Imperial Feet8.5503 
Depth in Hold12' 10 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen372 3494Tons BM 

Armament


8.1795Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1796 - 1.3.1797CommanderHenry Richard Glynn (d.1848)BWAS-17931.3.1797 - 1800CommanderSamuel Warren (d.1839)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1796Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
6.1796RegisteredBWAS-1793
6.1796Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1796Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5805.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.2.1797Took the Cutter Le Difficile (18) in the ChannelBG
21.2.1797Took the Lugger Le Furet (10) in the Channel
7.6.1797Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
28.9.1797Took the Privateer La Sarazine (6) off Marie Galante Island
6.4.1798Took the Privateer Le Triomphe (14) off Puerto Rico
8.1802Sold at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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