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Hydra Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns4
Approved1837/11/03
DesignerSir William Symonds
RateUnrated
TypeSteam Sloop
Designed Crew135
Ships in Class3
Design Armament Broadside Weight = 32 Imperial Pound ( 14.512 kg) SSNL
Gun Deck2British 32-Pounder
Pivot Mount2British 8inch
Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     165' 0"143' 7 ¼"32' 10"20' 4"814 9194
Hecate 1838/03/12Chatham Dockyard 1838/03/301865Sold for Break Up165' 0"143' 7 ¼"32' 10"20' 4"814 9194
Hydra 1837/09/18Chatham Dockyard 1838/071870/05/13Sold for Break Up165' 0"143' 7 ¼"32' 10"20' 4"814 9194
Hecla 1838/03/15Chatham Dockyard 1839/01/141863/06/15Sold165' 0"143' 7 ¼"32' 10"20' 4"814 9194
Sources
IDDescriptionAuthorType
SSNL Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
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