Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWilliam Rowe's Yard - Newcastle upon Tyne - River Tyne BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor William RoweBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel69' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet21.0503 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen180 8294Tons BM 


16.5.1805Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

1 Ship Commander

7.1805 - 1813Lieutenant John Nugent (1782-?)BWAS-1793

Service History

14.6.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1.8.1805Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.9.1806Action of 9th September 1806
12.10.1806Action of 1806-10-12
1809At LeithBWAS-1793
9.1809Took the Privateer Dorothea Chathorine (6) off the Naze
1813In the BalticBWAS-1793
1814In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
1.9.1814Sold at Sheerness for £960BWAS-1793


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Posted by Robert Boon on Thursday 2nd of February 2017 14:09

London, May 17, 1810.
Notice is hereby given, that an Account of Sales of the following Prizes, captured by His Majesty's Gun-Brig Strenuous, John.Nugent, Esq; Commander, viz.

Danish Sloop Snaren Svend, Simon Ole Pederson, Master, on the 25th of July 1809,
Danish Sloop Guld Fisker, Hans Christenson, Master, on the 3d of August 1809,
Danish Privateer. Dorothea Carine, J. Olsen, Commander, on the 16th of August 1809,

will be delivered into the Registry of the High Court of Admiralty, agreeably to Act of Parliament.
John Jackson and Co.

London Gazette Publication date:19 May 1810 Issue:16371 Page:734

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