Mutine

7763
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'La Mutine' (1794) (18)
Captured29.5.1797BWAS-1793
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBelliqueuse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold19.3.1803BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck104' 6"Imperial Feet31.7373 
Length of Keel84' 10"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Breadth27' 10"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen349 5494Tons BM 

Armament


7.1797Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1797121 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.5.1797 - 1798CommanderThomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)ODNB3.8.1798 - 4.9.1798CommanderThomas Bladen Capel (1776-1853)NAO2.1799 - 7.1.1802CommanderWilliam HosteBWAS-17937.1.1802 - 9.1802CommanderWilliam Fitzroy (1782-1857)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.7.1799 - 9.1802Acting LieutenantGeorge Antram (d.1847)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.9.1797 - 13.8.1798MidshipmanJohn Portal Woodin (1780-1805)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1797Commissioned in the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
8.8.1797RegisteredBWAS-1793
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile
29.3.1800Took the Privateer La Victoire (2)
15.3.1801Took the Cutter L'Achille (6) in the Mediterranean?
9.1802Paid offBWAS-1793
12.9.1802Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
13.9.1802Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
19.3.1803Sold at ChathamBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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