Tickler

7087
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched28.5.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructorand Mellish HillBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold5.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 2"Imperial Feet22.8702 
Length of Keel62' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet18.904 
Breadth21' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet6.4199 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Forward3' 6"Imperial Feet1.0668 
Draught Aft5' 9"Imperial Feet1.7526 
Burthen147 5094Tons BM 

Armament


28.5.1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1794 - 1794CaptainHenry Raye ADM 6/25/61
Commission confirmed 15.7.1794
ADM 6/25
2.1795 - 1796LieutenantJames Gomm (d.c.1838)BWAS-17938.1796 - 8.1797LieutenantJohn JohnsonBWAS-17938.1797 - 1802LieutenantThomas WilliamsBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1794Began Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
15.4.1795Completed Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
 

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