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Nominal Guns18B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.2.1834B181
Keel Laid Down9.1834B181
Launched13.6.1836B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock B181
Ship ClassDaphne Class
Designed bySir Robert Seppings (1767-1840)B181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold3.3.1903B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Length of Keel99' 5 ½"Imperial Feet30.1879 
Breadth37' 2"Imperial Feet11.2849 
Breadth (oa)37' 6Imperial Feet11.2994 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen730 7194Tons BM 

Armament


13.6.1836Broadside Weight = 288 Imperial Pound ( 130.608 kg)B181
Gun Deck18 British 32-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1834145Design complementB181

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
30.8.1841 - 1845CaptainThe Hon. Henry Keppel (1809-?)NBD1849

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.9.1841 - 1841Lieutenant Jonas Archer AbbottNBD184930.7.1844 - 1845Lieutenant Charles Wright BonhamNBD184915.5.1846 - 1846Lieutenant Robert Beale BealeNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1860Refitted as a Other Vessels Coal Depot B181

 

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