Vesuve

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Nominal Guns3BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured3.7.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig
Sold12.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck73' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet22.2695 
Length of Keel60' 6"Imperial Feet18.4404 
Breadth22' 4"Imperial Feet6.7564 
Depth in Hold7' 8"Imperial Feet2.3368 
Burthen160 4894Tons BM 

Armament


9.1795Broadside Weight = 27 Imperial Pound ( 12.2445 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck3 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.179568 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1795 - 1796LieutenantHenry GarrettBWAS-17931797 - 1801LieutenantWilliam ElliotBWAS-17931801 - 1802LieutenantBenjamin CrispinBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1799 - 1802MidshipmanGeorge Stanway BourneNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1795Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
9.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.11.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1801Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
12.1802Sold at SheernessBWAS-1793

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1798/05/141798/05/20Raid on OstendHome Riggs Popham (1762-1820)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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