Convulsion

7551
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.5.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1804BWAS-1793
Launched31.8.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConvulsion ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorSamuel Brent (1760-1814)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeMortar Vessel BWAS-1793
Sold27.8.1806BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck60' 0"Imperial Feet18.288 
Length of Gundeck49' 0 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Breadth17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen76 8194Tons BM 
Oar banks15  

Armament


31.8.1804Broadside Weight = 36 Imperial Pound ( 16.326 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1805 - 6.1806Acting LieutenantAllan M'MillanBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
4.9.1804Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
28.9.1804Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.1806Paid offBWAS-1793

 

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