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Vestal Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns26
Approved1831
Designer
Sir William SymondsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
RateSixth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew240
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 416.00 Imperial Pound ( 188.66 kg)B181
Upper Gun Deck18 x British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 x British 32-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 32-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     130' 0"100' 4"34' 1"9' 7"911 7594
Vestal (26) 1833-1862
British 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
9.11.1831Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 6.4.183317.2.1862Sold for Break Up130' 0" 40' 6" 913
Cleopatra (26) 1835-1862
British 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
28.3.1823Pembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock 28.4.18352.1862Sold for Break Up130' 0"100' 4"34' 1"9' 7"911 7594
Carysfort (26) 1836-1861
British 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
24.6.1832Pembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock 12.8.183622.11.1861Sold for Break Up130' 0"100' 4"34' 1"9' 7"911 7594

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon, Book

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Posted by Duncan Mirylees on Tuesday 24th of January 2023 17:45

Can you please give me any info re the paddle steamer Vestal II mentioned on Google before opening this page. Is she the Trinity House yacht/tender of that name, built in 1855. I am trying to find details of her.

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