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Tigre

7155
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured23.6.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1792
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class (1788)NNF-1792
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
NNF-1792
Constructor
Honoré-Sébastien Vial du ClairboisFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Soldier
Merchant Sailor
Service 1750-1810
NNF-1792
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up6.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck182' 0"Imperial Feet55.4736 
Length of Keel149' 0"Imperial Feet45.4152 
Breadth48' 9 ½"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold21' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet6.4199 
Burthen1,886 6794Tons BM 

Armament


7.1798Broadside Weight = 1136 Imperial Pound ( 515.176 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Carronade
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1798640 BWAS-1793

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1798 - 3.1799Captain
William Sidney SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
BWAS-1793
3.1799 - 1800Commodore
William Sidney SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
BWAS-1793
1800 - 9.1801Commander
Edward Jekyll CanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1790
BWAS-1793
3.1802 - 29.5.1802Captain
Richard CurryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1846
BWAS-1793
29.5.1802 - 1803Captain
Robert JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1847
BWAS-1793
5.1804 - 8.1811Captain
Benjamin HallowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1818
BWAS-1793
24.2.1810 - 2.3.1810Acting Captain
Abel FerrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1812
NAO
8.1811 - 9.1815Captain
John HallidayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
BWAS-1793

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.11.1800 - 12.3.1803Lieutenant
James BoxerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1846
NBD1849
1802 - 23.9.1802Acting Lieutenant
Hopewell Hayward BuddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1836
NBD1849
7.1805 - 11.1806Lieutenant
Alexander Barclay BranchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1828
NBD1849
1807 - 8.1.1807Acting Lieutenant
Edward BoxerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1841
NBD1849
8.1.1807 - 28.10.1811Lieutenant
Edward BoxerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1841
NBD1849
1809 - 11.1809First Lieutenant
John TailourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1818
TRN5
1.11.1809Lieutenant
Sir Augustus William James CliffordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1860
RNB1823
1.11.1809Lieutenant
William WaterfaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
RNB1823
1.11.1809Lieutenant
Gawen William HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1828
RNB1823
1.11.1809Lieutenant
John BrultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
RNB1823
1.5.1812 - 14.9.1812Lieutenant
Henry KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1814
NBD1849
2.2.1815 - 26.8.1815Lieutenant
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.11.1809Surgeon's Mate
Alexander HosackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
RNB1823

21 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
7.8.1798 - 1799Midshipman
James BoxerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1846
NBD1849
11.8.1798 - 1803Midshipman
John ArnoldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1842
NBD1849
4.9.1798 - 1802Master's Mate
Hopewell Hayward BuddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1836
NBD1849
1799 - 14.11.1800Master's Mate
James BoxerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1846
NBD1849
1800 - 21.3.1800Midshipman
Vernon Gambier YatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1802
ref:1705
1.1802 - 23.9.1802Midshipman
Henry Hayward BuddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1842
NBD1849
8.1804 - 1810Midshipman
Robert Cavendish SpencerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1822
ref:1155
1.8.1804 - 1.8.1811Midshipman
George Francis BridgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1818
NBD1849
1805 - 1811Midshipman
Sir James AthillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1813
NBD1849
1806 - 8.1809Midshipman
George BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1826
NBD1849
1.11.1809Midshipman
George SandysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1811
RNB1823
1.11.1809Midshipman
George James PercevalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1818
RNB1823
1.11.1809Midshipman
James MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1824
RNB1823
1.11.1809Midshipman
Frederick NoelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1819
RNB1823
1.11.1809Midshipman
Dey Richard SyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
BG
1.11.1809Midshipman
Henry Augustus FawcettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1811
RNB1823
1.11.1809Master's Mate
James CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
† Discharged Dead
BG
1.11.1809Master's Mate
Joshua KynsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
RNB1823
1.11.1809Quarter Gunner
William WindowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
BG
1.1810 - 8.1811Midshipman
Thomas Wentworth BullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1817
NBD1849
1814 - 2.2.1815Midshipman
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

9 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
2.7.1798 - 17991st Class Volunteer
Nathaniel Cranstoun FranceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1814
NBD1849
27.4.1799 - 17991st Class Volunteer
Septimus ArabinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1846
NBD1849
1.9.1804 - 10.18041st Class Volunteer
Sir James AthillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1813
NBD1849
1.11.1809Able Seaman
Thomas JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
† Discharged Dead
BG
1.11.1809Able Seaman
Alexander DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
† Discharged Dead
BG
1.11.1809Able Seaman
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
† Discharged Dead
BG
1.11.1809Able Seaman
Peter McLaughlinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
BG
1.11.1809Ordinary Seaman
John RileyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
BG
1.11.1809Carpenter's Crew
James KilfoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
BG

4 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1.11.1809Private
John WestwayBritish
Marine
Service 1809
BG
1.11.1809Private
James TerryBritish
Marine
Service 1809
BG
1.11.1809Private
James GrantBritish
Marine
Service 1809
BG
1.11.1809Private
George LemonBritish
Marine
Service 1809
BG

Service History


DateEventSource
2.10.1795RegisteredBWAS-1793
29.10.1798Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.1799At AlexandriaBWAS-1793
15.3.1799Defence of Acre
18.3.1799Took the Transport
La Vierge de Grace (4) 1798-1799
French 4 Gun
Unrated Transport
by boat of Mount Carmel, Syria

10.1803Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1804RecommissionedBWAS-1793
7.1804Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £50783.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.3.1807Capture of Alexandria
21.10.1809Action of 1809-10-21
31.10.1809Action in Rosas Bay
27.5.1813Sailed with a convoy to St HelenaBWAS-1793
9.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
1817Refitted as a Other Vessels Powder Hulk

 

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