Selby

6582
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Merchant ship 'Selby' (1786)
Purchased1798BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardWhitby - Yorkshire BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeArmed Vessel BWAS-1793
Sold16.12.1801BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel83' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet25.3016 
Breadth28' 3 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold12' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen354Tons BM 

Armament


5.1798Broadside Weight = 320 Imperial Pound ( 145.12 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.179890 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1798 - 5.1800CommanderThomas Palmer (d.1800)BWAS-17935.5.1800 - 12.1801CommanderRobert WilliamsBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1798Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £2600.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.4.1798Began fitting at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
3.5.1798Completed fitting at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
3.5.1798Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
23.5.1798Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
16.7.1798Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3066.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1800Began making good defects at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
2.1801Completed making good defects at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £2662.0.0dBWAS-1793
16.12.1801Sold for £1,850BWAS-1793

 

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