Rattlesnake

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Nominal Guns28B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1818B181
Keel Laid Down8.1819B181
Launched26.3.1822B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
Ship ClassAtholl Class
Designed by The SurveyorsB181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1.1860B181

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


26.3.1822Broadside 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
5.1824175Design complementB181

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1827 - 5.1830Captain Charles Orlando Bridgeman (1791-?)NBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.11.1824 - 1826Lieutenant Joseph O'BrienNBD184925.4.1831 - 22.11.1836Lieutenant John Gustavus CrosbieNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1839Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Troop Ship B181
1845Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Survey Vessel B181

 

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