Nominal Guns26B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1832B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock B181
Ship ClassVestal Class
Designed by Sir William SymondsB181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up22.11.1861B181


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel100' 4"Imperial Feet30.5816 
Breadth34' 1"Imperial Feet10.3696 
Depth in Hold9' 7"Imperial Feet2.921 
Burthen911 7594Tons BM 


12.8.1836Broadside Weight = 416 Imperial Pound ( 188.656 kg)B181
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pounder

3 Ship Commanders

21.11.1836 - 1836Captain Henry Byam Martin (1803-1865)W02528.12.1841 - 6.1845Captain George Paulet (1803-1879)W02512.12.1845 - 1848Captain George Henry Seymour (1818-1869)W025

4 Commissioned Officers

22.11.1836 - 11.1838Lieutenant John Gustavus CrosbieNBD18495.1844 - 9.1845Lieutenant William Rule BroomanNBD184913.12.1845 - 1845Lieutenant Algernon Stewart Austen (1815-?)NBD184913.12.1845 - 1848Lieutenant George Augustus BrineNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

1842 - 19.12.1844Master's Mate Henry Ashburton Kerr (1821-?)NBD1849


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