Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorThe Royal Navy
Keel Laid Down1805/02BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardNewcastle upon Tyne BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder Class
Designed byWilliam RuleBWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam RoweBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig
Confounder Class Brig


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


1805/05/16Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg) BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement 


1805/071813LieutenantJohn NugentBWAS-1793

Service History

DateEvent Source
1805/06/14Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1793
1805/08/01Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1793
1806/09/09Action of 9th September 1806 
1806/10/12Action of 1806-10-12 
1809At LeithBWAS-1793
1809/09Took the Privateer Dorothea Chathorine off the Naze 
1813In the BalticBWAS-1793
1814In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
1814/09/01Sold 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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