Tapageur

7069
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench cutter 'Le Tapageur' (1778) (14)
Captured4.1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1774
Ship ClassMutin ClassNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Wrecked3.1780BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck73' 6"Imperial Feet22.3012 
Length of Keel54' 10 ½"Imperial Feet16.4719 
Breadth27' 9"Imperial Feet8.2623 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen224 6494Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1779 - 3.1780LieutenantCharles Fitzgerald (1756-1810)BWAS-17141781 - 4.1781LieutenantPhilip D'Auvergne (1754-1816)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
25.5.1779Registered as a sloopBWAS-1714
27.5.1779Registered as a cutterBWAS-1714
21.7.1779Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
22.8.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1484.18.5dBWAS-1714
3.1780Wrecked while warping into Careenage Bay, St Lucia, but apparently still in service in 1781?BWAS-1714
16.4.1781At Porto Praya?BWAS-1714

 

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