Seagull

6542
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.12.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1805BWAS-1793
Launched1.7.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSeagull ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor John King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured19.6.1808BWAS-1793
BecomesDanish brig 'Seagull' (1808) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet28.3528 
Length of Keel76' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet23.1839 
Breadth26' 5 ½"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen284 4094Tons BM 

Armament


1.7.1805Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1.180595Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.1805 - 19.6.1808Commander Robert CathcartBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.1.1808 - 19.6.1808Lieutenant Abraham Harcourt White (d.1808)TRN5

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1808 - 19.6.1808Master Andrew Martin (d.1808)TRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
8.7.1805Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
21.10.1805Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
19.6.1808Seagull vs Lougen
19.6.1808Taken by Lougen (18) off Kristiansand, Norway

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 17th of September 2020 17:24Colin HoseBritish sloop 'Lapwing' (1825) (10)
Thursday 17th of September 2020 14:17CyThe Hon. Thomas Windsor (1752-1832)
Wednesday 16th of September 2020 20:48Sylvia Wright James Gambier (1723-1789)
Wednesday 16th of September 2020 20:30Peter SchwarzThe Hon. Thomas Windsor (1752-1832)
Tuesday 15th of September 2020 07:17CyBritish Merchant east indiaman 'David Scott' (1801)