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3180
Nominal Guns28B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.10.1816B181
Keel Laid Down11.1818B181
Launched23.11.1820B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B181
Ship ClassAtholl ClassB181
Designed by
The SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate B181
Sailing RigShip RiggedB181
Broken Up4.1863B181

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


23.11.1820Broadside 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
20.5.1817175Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
28.11.1820 - 1821Captain
Henry BourchierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1824 - 10.1827Lieutenant
Herbert CaigerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1827
NBD1849
4.5.1829 - 6.1.1830Lieutenant
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1866
W033

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1824 - 8.1826Midshipman
Edward Harris ButterfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1842
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.11.1830Took the Merchantman
Dos Amigos 1830-1830
Spanish Merchant Merchantman
because slaver ship
BWAS-1817
7.1832Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Troop Ship B181

 

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Posted by PAUL PHILLIPS on Saturday 27th of July 2019 20:31

HMS Alligator had a Lieutenant Durell de Saumaritz in 1828. Famous navy family in the Channel Islands.

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