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HBMUS Epervier (1812)

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 3 months ago

Epervier, 18 Gun Cruizer class Brig

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Launched1812W004
ShipyardRochesterW004
Decks1
TypeBrigB045
In Service1812-FebW004
Out Service1814-Apr-29W012
FateCapturedW012
BecameEpervierW012

 

Dimensions

LengthKeelBeamDepthDraughtBurthenDisplacementSource
100' 0"30' 6"12' 9"447W012

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsDeckB/S WeightSource
1814128182 x 18C, 16 x 32C274W012

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
1813-Feb1814-Apr-29Richard WalesW004/B045

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1813-Aug-20Took the American schooner LivelyW004
1813-Sep-20Took the American ship ActiveW004
1813-DecDamaged in a hurricaneW004
1814-Feb-23Took the privateer brig Alfred of Salem, (16)W004/B045
1814-Apr-29Captured by the PeacockW012/B045

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1814-Apr-29Action against PeacockW012/B045

 

Notes

The Alfred mounted 14 long 6pdr, 2 18pdr carronades and had a crew of 110.

In the Action against the Peacock, the Epervier took "9 killed and mortally wounded, and 14 severely and slightly wounded".

 

Sources

W004Ships of the Old NavyMichael Phillips
W012Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels
B045The Naval War of 1812 - Vol IITheodore Roosevelt

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