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Serpent

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.1.1788BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down11.1788BWAS-1714
Named9.12.1788BWAS-1714
Launched3.12.1789BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHound Class (1788)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas PollardBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1765-1799
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Foundered9.1806BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel82' 9 ¾Imperial Feet25.0127 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen320 8994Tons BM 

Armament


3.12.1789Broadside Weight = 51.5 Imperial Pound ( 23.3556 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
20.3.1788125Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.3.1790 - 22.11.1790Commander
George GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1812
ADM 6/24/20
ADM 6/24
19.3.1791 - 1.5.1791Commander
Joshua MulockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1800
ADM 6/24/126
Confirmed 2.7.1791
ADM 6/24
1.5.1791 - 26.12.1791Commander
William AffleckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1794
Transfered ADM 6/24/170
ADM 6/24
7.6.1794 - 11.8.1794Commander
John William SprangerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
Transfered ADM 6/25/48
ADM 6/25

 

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