HMS Defender (1804)
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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Defender.
|Ordered:||9 January 1804|
|Builder:||William Courtney, Chester|
|Laid down:||March 1804|
|Launched:||28 July 1804|
|Fate:||Wrecked 14 December 1809|
|Class and type:||Archer-class gun-brig|
|Tons burthen:||179 tons|
|Beam:||22 ft 7.5 in (6.896 m)|
|Depth of hold:||9 ft 5.5 in (2.883 m)|
|Armament:||12 guns comprising 10 x 18-pounder carronades and 2 chase guns|
- August 1804, Lieutenant George Hayes
- November 1804, Lieutenant John George Nops
- 1806, Lieutenant George Plowman
- February 1809, Lieutenant Frederick William Burgoyne
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
- Winfield, Rif, British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. 2nd edition, Seaforth Publishing, 2008. ISBN 978-1-84415-717-4.
- Defender at the Age of Nelson website
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