Woodlark

6655
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1804BWAS-1793
Launched1.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardLeith - Edinburghshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Menzies & GoalenBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Wrecked13.11.1805BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 7"Imperial Feet24.5618 
Length of Keel66' 3 ⅛"Imperial Feet20.12 
Breadth22' 9"Imperial Feet6.8199 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen182 3994Tons BM 

Armament


1.1805Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1805 - 13.11.1805LieutenantThomas Innes (d.1844)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
13.11.1805Wrecked near CalaisBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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