Thistle

6627
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1811BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1812BWAS-1793
Launched13.7.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochester - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorMrs Mary RossBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1823BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 4 ½"Imperial Feet25.6159 
Length of Keel70' 9 ½"Imperial Feet21.3487 
Breadth22' 3"Imperial Feet6.7437 
Depth in Hold11' 0 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen186 3994Tons BM 

Armament


13.7.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1812 - 1814CommanderJames Kearney WhiteBWAS-179318.4.1814 - 9.1814Acting LieutenantHenry Andrew Bates (1788-1847)NBD18491.1815 - 8.1815CommanderJames MontaguBWAS-17935.1819 - 1823LieutenantRobert HaganBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.11.1813 - 1.1814Acting LieutenantIsaac BurchNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
13.7.1812Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.9.1812Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1815In North AmericaBWAS-1793
8.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1819Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1819Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1823Paid offBWAS-1793
7.1823Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-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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