Columbine

14690
Nominal Guns18B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.6.1825B181
Keel Laid Down1.1826B181
Acquired1.12.1826B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigBrigB028
Sold for Break Up12.1.1892B028

Armament


1827Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)B181
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

1849Broadside Weight = 178 Imperial Pound ( 80.723 kg)B181
Gun Deck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1827125 B181
1849110 B181

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1846 - 9.11.1846Commander James Richard BoothNBD18499.11.1846 - 1846Captain James Richard BoothNBD1849

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.6.1830 - 29.12.1831Lieutenant George St Vincent Duckworth King (1809-1891)NBD184931.12.1831 - 15.7.1834Lieutenant Richard Edward BullenNBD184929.6.1836 - 4.1838Lieutenant Augustus Sinclair BoothNBD184919.1.1841 - 23.12.1842Lieutenant Philip Augustus HelpmanNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.6.1842Capture of Woosung
16.6.1842Occupation of Shanghai
1849Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Brig
4.1854Reduced to a coal hulk at SheernessB181

 

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