Termagant

21158
Nominal Guns28B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.2.1845B181
Keel Laid Down4.1845B181
Launched25.9.1847B181
First Commissioned12.10.1854
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B181
Ship ClassTermagant Class
Designed byGeorge WhiteB181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeScrew Frigate
Sold for Break Up3.1834B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck210' 1"Imperial Feet64.0105 
Length of Keelc181' 9"Imperial Feet0.0127 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold26' 4"Imperial Feet7.9417 
Displacement2,312Ton 
Burthen1,547Tons BM 
Laden Draught16' 7 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 

Armament


19.2.1845Broadside Weight = 431 Imperial Pound ( 195.4585 kg)B181
Middle Gun Deck12 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck8 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 British 8 (ML 8)
Upper Gun Deck6 British 10"

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.8.1855 - 16.3.1857Commodore Henry Kellett (1806-1875)W025


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
 

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