Shelburne

6568
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer schooner 'Racer' (1811) (6)
Captured16.3.1813BWAS-1793
ShipyardMaryland - United States BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Sold10.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 8"Imperial Feet28.4141 
Length of Keel72' 8"Imperial Feet22.0472 
Breadth23' 11"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen221 994Tons BM 

Armament


6.1813Broadside Weight = 66 Imperial Pound ( 29.931 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1813 - 15.6.1814LieutenantDavid HopeBWAS-179310.1814 - 1816LieutenantWilliam HamiltonBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.12.1813 - 1.1815MidshipmanJoseph Francis Baker (1798-1856)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £1940.11.5dBWAS-1793
20.4.1814Took the Sloop Frolic (22)
22.6.1816Arrived at DeptfordBWAS-1793
10.1817Sold at Deptford to Mr. Brown for £600BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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