Samarang

13201
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorThe Royal Navy
Ordered1819/06/05B028
Keel Laid Down1821/03B028
Launched1822/01/01B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardKochi B028
Ship ClassAtholl Class
Designed bySurveyors TheB028
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1883/10B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck113' 6"Imperial Feet34.4541 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Burthen500Tons BM 

Armament


1822/01/01Broadside Weight = 383 Imperial Pound ( 173.6905 kg)B181
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1822/01/01 - 1822/07CommanderJohn Norman CampbellNBD18491836/10/25 - 1839/10/31CaptainWilliam BroughtonNBD1849

Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1824/02/02 - 1827/09/30LieutenantMarcus Freeman BrownriggNBD18491828/04/29 - 1831/06/01First LieutenantWilliam ShepheardB1631838/07/10 - 1841/05/06LieutenantJames Paterson BowerBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1847/05Converted to use as a guardshipB028
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Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
B181 Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
B163 Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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