Childers

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Nominal Guns18B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.6.1823B181
Keel Laid Down11.1823B181
Launched23.8.1827B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
Ship ClassSnake Class
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold19.8.1865B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen382 4194Tons BM 

Armament


23.8.1827Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1834 - 12.1836CommanderThe Hon. Henry Keppel (1809-?)NBD18496.12.1836 - 1842Captain Edward Pellew Halstead (d.1873)W02516.4.1842 - 11.7.1844Commander George Greville Wellesley (1814-1901)W025

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1827 - 1829Lieutenant John Adams (d.1866)W03321.8.1846 - 1848First Lieutenant George Sayer BoysNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1834Master's Mate Herbert Grey Austen (1816-?)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1833Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated UnknownB181
1834Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated UnknownB181
1835Refitted as a 6 gun Unrated UnknownB181
1848Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated UnknownB181

 

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