Gunboat No. 44 -> 1797 Staunch

6903
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1.5.1797BWAS-1793
First Commissioned11.6.1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochester - Kent BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn NicholsonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold5.1803BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck68' 4"Imperial Feet20.7391 
Length of Keel53' 11"Imperial Feet16.1629 
Breadth23' 1"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold9' 10"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward4' 8"Imperial Feet1.4224 
Draught Aft7' 10"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen152 7694Tons BM 

Armament


6.1797Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1797 - 6.1798LieutenantJohn ConnBWAS-17936.1798 - 8.1801LieutenantConstantine HenvillBWAS-17931.8.1801 - 2.1803LieutenantJohn BroughtonNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.8.1797Renamed StaunchBWAS-1793
10.1799Stationed in the ChannelSNL1799
4.1800Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
2.1803Paid offBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
SNL1799Steele's Navy List October 1799SteeleBook
 

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