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 B181
Ship ClassCherokee Class
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
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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