Thais

7084
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.10.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1805BWAS-1793
Acquired19.8.1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardDartmouth - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassThais ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Benjamin TannerBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1793
Sold13.8.1818BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 9"Imperial Feet32.947 
Length of Keel90' 9 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.4479 
Breadth29' 10 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Draught Aft8' 1"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Burthen431 794Tons BM 

Armament


19.8.1806Broadside Weight = 273 Imperial Pound ( 123.8055 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1805121Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1807 - 21.10.1810Commander Isaac FerrieresBWAS-179321.10.1810 - 3.4.1811Commander Edward ScobellBWAS-17933.4.1811 - 1.1814Captain Edward ScobellBWAS-17931.1814 - 1815Captain Henry WeirBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.10.1807 - 17.6.1809Lieutenant John BarclayNBD18499.4.1811 - 2.1812Lieutenant William Bohun Bowyer (1789-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
16.9.1806Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.9.1807Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.9.1807Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
2.1808Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1808Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
23.5.1810Sailed for the Mediterranean with a convoyBWAS-1793
3.4.1811Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
2.5.1812Sailed for AfricaBWAS-1793
31.3.1813Took the Privateer Rambler` (12) on the African coast
12.1814Refitted as a 16 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
1815Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
1817In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
13.8.1818Sold to Mr. Price for £1,400BWAS-1793

 

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