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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased10.1809BWAS-1793
ShipyardCowes - Isle of Wight BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutterBWAS-1793
Sold11.8.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck63' 3"Imperial Feet19.2278 
Length of Keel47' 5 ⅛"Imperial Feet14.3288 
Breadth20' 4"Imperial Feet6.1976 
Depth in Hold9' 9"Imperial Feet2.9718 
Burthen104Tons BM 

Armament


10.1809Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.180945 BWAS-1793

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
11.1809 - 1813Lieutenant
E. A. d'ArcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1813
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
13.10.1809Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
20.10.1809Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.11.1809Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.12.1809Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
20.9.1811Action off Bolougne
1813Sailed to HalifaxBWAS-1793
11.8.1814Sold at Deptford for £790BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Niger buiot by White, Cowes in 1809

 

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