Tigress -> 1814 Algerine

Nominal Guns14
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'Le Pierre Cezar' (1805) (6)
ShipyardBaltimore - Maryland BWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 2"Imperial Feet28.067 
Length of Keel72' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet21.9647 
Breadth24' 4"Imperial Feet7.3406 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen229 3194Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen157French Tonneaux154.682 


10.1808Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.180850 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers

10.1808 - 4.1810LieutenantRobert Bones (d.1813)BWAS-17934.1810 - 1812LieutenantJohn Aitken Blow (d.1848)BWAS-17931812 - 1813LieutenantDaniel Carpenter (d.1838)BWAS-17931813 - 1814LieutenantJames Lindsay Carnegie (d.1814)BWAS-17938.1816 - 1817LieutenantWilliam PriceBWAS-1793

Service History

6.10.1808Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
18.2.1809Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.5.1809Sailed for West AfricaBWAS-1793
3.8.1810Sailed for West AfricaBWAS-1793
13.5.1812Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
1813In the BalticBWAS-1793
21.4.1814Renamed AlgerineBWAS-1793
29.1.1818Sold at Portsmouth to Thomas Pitman for £450BWAS-1793


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