Crache Feu

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Nominal Guns3BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench gunboat 'Le Crache Feu' (1794) (3)
Captured9.5.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship ClassChalier ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Pierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGunboat BWAS-1793
Broken Up1797BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck79' 7"Imperial Feet24.099 
Length of Keel68' 4 ⅜"Imperial Feet20.7359 
Breadth19' 10 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Depth in Hold6' 3"Imperial Feet1.905 
Burthen143 6094Tons BM 

Armament


7.1795Broadside Weight = 27 Imperial Pound ( 12.2445 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck3 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.179556 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.1795 - 1796Lieutenant Lewis Mortlock (d.1799)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
19.6.1795Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
8.7.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
80.7.1795RegisteredBWAS-1793
8.8.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.4.1796Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793

 

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