Shamrock -> 1863 WV 18

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRevenue Service
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Shamrock' (1812) (12)
Hired3.1833BWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Lynn - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Edward LarkingBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig BWAS-1793
Sold24.1.1867BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel69' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet21.0503 
Breadth22' 0"Imperial Feet6.7056 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen179 4894Tons BM 

Armament


3.1833Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.9.1832 - 27.9.1835Lieutenant John James KeelingNBD184910.10.1838 - 6.1843Lieutenant John James KeelingNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1833Watch vessel at RochesterBWAS-1793
25.5.1863Renamed WV 18BWAS-1793

 

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