Tigress

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Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.3.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1804BWAS-1793
Launched22.3.1804B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford - London B028
Ship ClassArcher ClassB028
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Dudman (1750-1817)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeGun-brig B028
Captured2.8.1808B028
BecomesDanish brig 'Tigress' (1808) (12)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1"Imperial Feet24.4094 
Length of Keel65' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet19.8184 
Breadth22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen177 3194Tons BM 

Armament


22.3.1804Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1804 - 2.8.1808LieutenantEdward Nathaniel Greensword (1774-1845)W005

Service History


DateEventSource
11.6.1804Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
27.6.1804Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
23.8.1807Aciton of 1807-08-23
2.8.1808Taken in the Great Belt by 16 Danish gun-vessels after a contest of one hours' duration, and a loss of two men killed and eight woundedW005
2.8.1808Taken by the Danish in the Great Belt by 16 gunvessels

 

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