Briseis

3422
Nominal Guns10B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.7.1829B181
Keel Laid Down2.11.1829B181
Launched3.7.1829B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard B181
Ship ClassCherokee Class
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Wrecked1.1838B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Length of Keel73' 7 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.2663 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Displacement297Tons BM 
Burthen235 994Tons BM 

Armament


3.7.1829Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
26.11.180775Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
3.7.1829Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard B181
2.11.1829Refitted as a 6 gun Unrated Packet
2.11.1829Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard B181
1.1838Lost with all hands in the North AtlanticB181


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Andreas von Mach on Monday 29th of January 2018 08:22

There are some data wrong copied from the source
Ordered 1829/07/03 should be 1823/03/23
Keel Laid Down 1829/11/02 should be 1827/08

She was completed as a packet+

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