Nominal Guns20B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down7.1826B181
First Commissioned29.6.1828B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardWivenhoe - Essex B181
Designed byPhilip SaintyB181
ConstructorPhilip SaintyB181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up6.1851B181


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck118' 9"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Length of Keel94' 9 ¼"Imperial Feet28.6576 
Breadth33' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet10.0679 
Breadth (oa)33' 7 ⅜"Imperial Feet10.0679 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen558 3494Tons BM 


1828Broadside Weight = 297 Imperial Pound ( 134.6895 kg)B181
Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1828125Design complementB181

1 Commanding Officer

4.1828 - 1832CommanderGeorge Charles BlakeNBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers

2.4.1828 - 16.4.1831LieutenantJohn Billingsley (1796-?)NBD184921.6.1842 - 22.1.1845LieutenantWilliam Graves James CunninghamNBD1849

Service History

1848Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated UnknownB181


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Posted by keith sainty on Tuesday 31st of March 2020 08:05

Was this the only Royal Navy ship built by Sainty

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