Utile

7139
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased6.1804BWAS-1793
ShipyardSouth Shields - Durham - River Tyne BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold30.6.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen340Tons BM 

Armament


6.1804Broadside Weight = 135 Imperial Pound ( 61.2225 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.5.1804 - 1805CommanderWilliam Richardson (d.1805)BWAS-17934.1808 - 1810LieutenantEdward BlaquiereBWAS-17931810 - 1812LieutenantWilliam GilchristBWAS-17931813 - 1814LieutenantEdward BlaquiereBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.8.1804 - 15.7.1805Acting MasterWilliam SpiersADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1804Began fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
6.1804Completed fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
12.6.1804Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
4.8.1804Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1807In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
3.1808Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1793
4.1808Recieving ship at YarmouthBWAS-1793
4.1808Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Ship
9.1808Completed fittingBWAS-1793
30.6.1814Sold at Deptford for £2,560BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Volunteer built in 1803

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
 

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Posted by AvM on Saturday 22nd of July 2017 09:11

Papers Respecting The Navy, Presented In Pursuance Of Addresses of the House of Lords to His Majesty.
Navy Office, 18th March 1805

HMS Utile was purchased form Mssrs. Blumers (in document Bulmers)
'Volunteer' was 2 year old and has 341bm
was purchased for £5,000
moreover £3,205 were spent to fitting the ship at King'S Yard.


Posted by AvM on Saturday 22nd of July 2017 09:08

J.F.Clarke book
"Building Ships on the North East Coast"

She was built by
R. & J. Blumer, South Shields in 1803

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