Utile

7271
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer sloop 'L'Utile' (1799) (16)
Captured1.4.1799BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Foundered11.1801BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck89' 6"Imperial Feet27.1441 
Length of Keel74' 0 ½"Imperial Feet22.5679 
Breadth26' 7"Imperial Feet7.9544 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen278 8894Tons BM 

Armament


9.1801Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.180176 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1801 - 11.1801CommanderEdward Jekyll Canes (d.1801)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
11.4.1799Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
5.1801Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1801Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1801Lost with all hands in the MediterraneanBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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