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13202
Nominal Guns10B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.3.1823B181
Keel Laid Down70.1824B181
Launched25.4.1826B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
Ship ClassCherokee ClassB181
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop B181
Sailing RigBrigB181
Wrecked13.11.1840B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Length of Keel73' 7 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.2663 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Displacement297Tons BM 
Burthen235 994Tons BM 

Armament


25.4.1826Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
26.11.180775Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1825 - 1834LieutenantChristopher Bagot (d.1845)NBD18491826 - 1834LieutenantChristopher Bagot (d.1845)NBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1830 - 6.1830LieutenantThomas Bourmaster Brown (1806-?)NBD18493.7.1840 - 21.3.1841LieutenantFrederick Augustus Cudlip (1809-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
25.4.1826Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
17.7.1827Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham B181

 

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