Nominal Guns20RWAS
OperatorBaltic Sea
PreviouslyEgyptian Sixth Rate corvette 'Nessabih Sarah' (1828) (20)
ShipyardEgypt RWAS
CategorySixth RateRWAS
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Between Perpendiculars128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Breadth (inside Planking)32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 


1828Broadside Weight = 168 Russian Artillery Pound (183.12 lbs 83.0592 kg)RWAS
Gun Deck16 Russian 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck4 Russian 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1828160 RWAS

Service History

1828Operations in the Greek Islands until 1830RWAS
1830Sailed to KronshtadtRWAS
1831In the Baltic until 1849RWAS
1850Sailed to DenmarkRWAS
1851In the BalticRWAS
1852In the BalticRWAS
1853Sailed for the Far EastRWAS
11.1853Entered Portsmouth to repair storm damageRWAS
12.1853Again entered Portsmouth to repair storm damageRWAS
1854Forced into Vlissingen to repair storm damage, condemned and sold for 36,161 GuildersRWAS


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