Firm

7649
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1804BWAS-1793
Launched2.7.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Josiah and Thomas BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Wrecked29.6.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet24.4031 
Length of Keel66' 0 ⅛"Imperial Feet20.12 
Breadth22' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet6.7247 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Draught Forward5' 6"Imperial Feet1.6764 
Draught Aft7' 3"Imperial Feet2.2098 
Burthen178 3594Tons BM 

Armament


2.7.1804Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1804 - 1807Lieutenant Cornelius Collett (d.1832)BWAS-17934.1808 - 1809Lieutenant Henry MontresorBWAS-17931809 - 29.6.1811Lieutenant John LittleBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
2.7.1804Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
19.9.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.4.1805Action of 1805-04-23
1807Paid offBWAS-1793
4.1808RecommissionedBWAS-1793
20.4.1810Took the Privateer L'Alcide (4) off Granville
29.6.1811Wrecked on the French coast near GranvilleBWAS-1793

 

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