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HBMUS Cruizer (1797)

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Cruizer, 18 Guns

Nationality British
Ordered 1796/12/19 B083
Laid Down 1797/02/00 B083
Launched 1797/12/20 B083
Shipyard Ipswich B083
Design Class Cruizer Class (1797)
Designer William Rule B083
Rate Unrated
Type Brig-Sloop
Out Service 1819/02/03 B083
Fate Sold for Break Up B083

B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 100' 0" Imperial Feet 30.48
Length of Keel 77' 3" Imperial Feet 23.55
Breadth 30' 7" Imperial Feet 9.32
Depth in Hold 12' 9" Imperial Feet 3.89
Draught Forward 7' 6" Imperial Feet 2.29
Draught Aft 11' 2" Imperial Feet 3.4
Burthen 38431/94 Tons BM

1797/12/20 B064 Broadside Weight = 262
Gun Deck 16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser 2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1797 121 Design Complement  

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1798/02 1800 Commander Charles Wollaston B064
1801/01 1801/04/02 Commander James Brisbane B064
1801/04/03 1806/01/22 Commander John Hancock B064
1806/01/22 1808 Commander Pringle Stoddart B064
1808 1808/03/26 Commander George Charles Mackenzie B064
1808/03/26 1808/07 Post Captain George Charles Mackenzie B064
1808/07 1808/11/26 Lieutenant Thomas Wells B064
1808/11/26 1813/11 Commander Thomas Richard Toker B064
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1807/09/14 1812/03/13 Lieutenant John Allen B080

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1798/01/01 Began fitting at Chatham B064
1798/03/16 Completed fitting at a cost of £3,362.0.0d B064
1798/03/16 Completed at Chatham at a cost of £4,588.0.0d B064
1798/04/27 Took the privateer Jupiter (8) B064
1798/05/19 Took the privateer Chasseur (4) B064
1799/05/21 Took the privateer Deux Frères (14) B064
1800/03/25 Took the privateer Filibustier (14) B064
1801/04/02 Present at the Battle of Copenhagen  
1804/11/18 Took the privateer Contre-Amiral Magon (17) B064
1805/11/13 Took the privateer Vengeur (14) in the Channel B064
1807/01/06 Took the privateer Iéna (14) in the North Sea B064
1807/01/26 Took the privateer Brave (14) in the North Sea B064
1813/11 Laid up at Sheerness B064
1819/02/03 Sold at Sheerness to Job Cockshot for £960 to be broken up B064

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1801/04/02 Battle of Copenhagen

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Id Link or Description Author
B083 Steele's Navy List October 1799 Steele
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
B080 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849 O'Brien

Last Updated :2009/04/12 at 22:30:17 by Cy

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