Rahul Sharma

HMS Defender (1804)

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Name  HMS Defender
Laid down  March 1804
Construction started  March 1804
Ordered  9 January 1804
Commissioned  August 1804
Launched  28 July 1804
Builder  William Courtney, Chester
Fate  Wrecked 14 December 1809

The second HMS Defender was a 12-gun Archer-class gun-brig built in Chester in 1804 and employed in the English Channel. On 14 December 1809, she was wrecked near Folkestone.

Commanding officers

  • August 1804, Lieutenant George Hayes
  • November 1804, Lieutenant John George Nops
  • 1806, Lieutenant George Plowman
  • February 1809, Lieutenant Frederick William Burgoyne
  • References

    HMS Defender (1804) Wikipedia

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