Alligator

23578
Nominal Guns28B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.6.1819B181
Keel Laid Down11.1819B181
Launched29.3.1821B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardKochi - Kerala B181
Ship ClassAtholl ClassB181
Designed by The SurveyorsB181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate B181
Sailing RigShip RiggedB181
Sold30.10.1865B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck113' 8"Imperial Feet34.458 
Length of Keel94' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet28.6703 
Breadth31' 6"Imperial Feet9.6012 
Depth in Hold8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Burthen499 9194Tons BM 

Armament


29.3.1821Broadside Weight = 383 Imperial Pound ( 173.6905 kg)B181
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1822175Design complementB181

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1821 - 5.1821Commander John Norman Campbell (d.1849)NBD18493.9.1822 - 7.11.1825Captain Thomas Alexander (d.1825)EVNL

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1825 - 5.1825Lieutenant Edward Blanckley (d.1845)EVNL

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
18.5.1827 - 6.18271st Class Volunteer Henry ByngNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.10.1821

Arrived at Portsmouth

EVNL
6.1841Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Storeship B181
7.1842Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Troop Ship B181
12.1846

Hospital hulk at Hong Kong

B181
12.1846Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship B181


Notes on Ship


MaterielB181


 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 21st of January 2021 00:26CyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Hebe' (1782) (38)
Wednesday 20th of January 2021 20:29ELAINE HENDSTOCKBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Hebe' (1782) (38)
Sunday 17th of January 2021 23:27Margaret Picard George Sidney Smith (1793-1732)
Sunday 17th of January 2021 22:57Margaret PicardSir William Sidney Smith (1764-1840)
Sunday 17th of January 2021 22:26Margaret Picard Charles Thurlow Smith (1790-1827)