Tickler

6656
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.3.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1804BWAS-1793
Launched8.8.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBrightlingsea - Essex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Mathew WarrenBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Captured4.6.1808BWAS-1793
BecomesDanish brig 'Tickler' (1808) (12)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 3"Imperial Feet24.4602 
Length of Keel65' 11"Imperial Feet19.8171 
Breadth22' 7"Imperial Feet6.7945 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen178 7794Tons BM 

Armament


8.8.1804Broadside 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

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1804 - 1.1805Lieutenant Charles Chamberlayne Irvine (d.1856)BWAS-17931.1805 - 4.6.1808Lieutenant John Watson Skinner (d.1808)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
19.8.1804Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.10.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.4.1805Action of 1805-04-23
4.6.1808Taken by the Danish off Langeland by 6 gunboats

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 25th of April 2012 20:07

Taken by Danish gun boats in the Great Belt

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