Gayette

7679
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously 
Captured20.8.1797BWAS-1793
Shipyard 
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold21.7.1808BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck120' 3 ½"Imperial Feet36.5887 
Length of Keel100' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet30.4991 
Breadth31' 1"Imperial Feet9.4742 
Depth in Hold8' 8"Imperial Feet2.6416 
Burthen514 2094Tons BM 

Armament


6.1798Broadside Weight = 297 Imperial Pound ( 134.6895 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1798125 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1798 - 8.1.1800CommanderEdward Durnford King (1771-1862)BWAS-179328.1.1801 - 4.6.1801CommanderRichard PeacockeBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
16.9.1797Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
16.8.1798Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7762.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.3.1799Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
4.1804Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
5.1804Laid up at WoolwichBWAS-1793
5.1804Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
21.7.1808Sold at WoolwichBWAS-1793

 

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