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 page

Posted by Lily Style on Sunday 24th of January 2021 19:14

Wikisource A Naval Biographical Dictionary/Blanckley,says: His next appointment was, 16 May, 1822, to the Alligator 28, Capt. Thos. Alexander, fitting for the East India station, where his exertions during the Burmese war were rewarded by his promotion to the acting-command of the Sophie sloop, about April, 1825.

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