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3425
Nominal Guns10B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.6.1817B181
Keel Laid Down11.1817B181
Launched10.2.1819B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
Ship ClassCherokee ClassB181
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop B181
Sailing RigBrigB181
Sold7.11.1843B181

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


10.2.1819Broadside 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

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.3.1819 - 30.11.1820CommanderJohn William Montagu (1790-1882)NBD184926.12.1823 - 28.2.1824CommanderAdolphus Fitzclarence (1802-1856)W02516.4.1831 - 3.1832LieutenantEdward Harris Butterfield (1808-1851)NBD184920.12.1837 - 7.1839LieutenantArthur Kellett (d.1848)NBD18496.7.1839 - 6.7.1840LieutenantWhaley ArmitageNBD1849

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.9.1819 - 22.9.1821LieutenantEdward Aitchison (1794-?)NBD184926.3.1823 - 1.1.1824LieutenantJohn Harrison Bowker (d.1848)NBD184910.1.1826 - 7.18271st Class VolunteerJames Crawford Caffin (1812-1883)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
18.1.1826 - 7.18271st Class VolunteerJames Crawford Caffin (1812-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
20.10.1827Battle of Navarino


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
 

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