Lightning

21621
Nominal Guns2B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.12.1821B181
Keel Laid Down2.1823B181
Launched19.9.1823B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard B181
Ship ClassLightning Class
Designed byOliver LangB181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypePaddle Steamer
Broken Up1872B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel111' 9"Imperial Feet33.8536 
Breadth22' 8"Imperial Feet6.8072 
Depth in Hold13' 8"Imperial Feet4.0301 
Displacement349Tons BM 
Burthen296Tons BM 

Armament


19.9.1823Broadside Weight = 6 Imperial Pound ( 2.721 kg)B181
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
182220Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
1872Broken up at DevonportB181


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
 

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