Shamrock

6621
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1808BWAS-1793
Launched15.9.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793
Ship ClassShamrock ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Wrecked23.2.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck78' 8"Imperial Feet23.7998 
Length of Keel60' 8 ⅛"Imperial Feet18.2912 
Breadth21' 7"Imperial Feet6.5786 
Depth in Hold7' 10"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen150 3294Tons BM 

Armament


15.9.1808Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180850Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1808 - 1809LieutenantAbraham BowenBWAS-17931809 - 23.2.1811LieutenantWentworth Parsons CrokeBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
22.12.1810Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
16.1.1811Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
23.2.1811Wrecked off Cape Santa Maria, 2 drownedBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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