Britomart

3428
Nominal Guns10B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1818B181
Keel Laid Down6.1819B181
Launched24.8.1820B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B181
Ship ClassCherokee ClassB181
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop B181
Sailing RigBrigB181
Sold1843B181

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


24.8.1820Broadside 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

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.6.1824 - 23.8.1825LieutenantHenry Esch Atkinson (1792-1857)NBD18491830 - 1831First LieutenantJames AndersonNBD184910.6.1841 - 17.8.1841LieutenantThomas Francis BirchNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.12.1829 - 1829MidshipmanEdward King Barnard (1815-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
16.6.1824 - 1824UnknownTalavera Vernon Anson (1809-1895)NBD1849


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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