Rambler

7796
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired2.1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Designed byThomas Jones King (1765-1818)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas Jones King (1765-1818)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793
Sold18.10.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck74' 5 ½"Imperial Feet22.5679 
Length of Keel56' 5 ½"Imperial Feet17.0815 
Breadth25' 4"Imperial Feet7.6403 
Depth in Hold10' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen192 6994Tons BM 

Armament


1.1797Broadside Weight = 42 Imperial Pound ( 19.047 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.179786 BWAS-1793

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1797 - 3.4.1798LieutenantAlexander Wilmot Schomberg (1775-1850)BWAS-17933.4.1798 - 1.1.1801CommanderAlexander Wilmot Schomberg (1775-1850)BWAS-17931.1.1801 - 12.8.1802CommanderPeter Rye (d.1851)BWAS-179312.8.1802 - 1804CommanderThomas Innes (d.1831)BWAS-17931805 - 10.1805CommanderHenry Evelyn Pitfield SturtBWAS-17931810 - 10.1810CommanderRobert HallBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
13.2.1796Began coppering and fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
27.2.1797RegisteredBWAS-1793
21.3.1797Completed coppering and fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1440.0.0dBWAS-1793
22.7.1797Took the Privateer Brig Le Prosper (14) off the Dogger Bank
3.4.1798Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated  
30.7.1798Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
10.1805Laid up in Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1810At GibraltarBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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