Seaflower

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased4.1782BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Captured28.9.1808BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench cutter 'Le Seaflower' (1808) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck72' 5"Imperial Feet22.0091 
Length of Keel56' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet17.0879 
Breadth25' 11"Imperial Feet7.6251 
Depth in Hold10' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen202 9294Tons BM 

Armament


4.1782Broadside Weight = 32 Imperial Pound ( 14.512 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.178270 BWAS-1714

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1782 - 3.1783LieutenantCharles Marshall (d.1803)BWAS-17143.1783 - 4.1786LieutenantHenry Lidgbird Ball (1756-1818)BWAS-17145.1786 - 1788LieutenantRobert Blackett (d.1802)BWAS-17147.1789 - 1793LieutenantJohn Incledon WebberBWAS-17141794 - 19.5.1794LieutenantWilliam PierrepontBWAS-17146.1794 - 1802LieutenantSir James MurrayBWAS-17147.1803 - 28.9.1808LieutenantWilliam Fitzwilliam Owen (1774-1857)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1782Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £2534.15.6dBWAS-1714
15.4.1782Began coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
3.1783Paid off and recommissionedBWAS-1714
26.4.1783Completed coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
4.1786Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1786RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1788Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1789RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1790Began small repair at Greenock - Scotland BWAS-1714
6.1791Completed small repair at Greenock - Scotland at a cost of £952.16.3dBWAS-1714
12.1791RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.8.1793Took the Privateer Le Petit Zombi in the West Indies
1794In the West IndiesBWAS-1714
6.1794Recommissioned for the Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
7.1803RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1803Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
8.1803Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1804In the Channel and then sailed to the East IndiesBWAS-1714
27.11.1807At the capture of the Dutch squadron at BataviaBWAS-1714
28.9.1808Taken by Manche (40) off Sumatra


Sources


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

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