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4301
Nominal Guns18B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.1.1829B181
Keel Laid Down11.1829B181
Launched25.8.1831B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock B181
Ship ClassFly Class (1829)
Designed by
James InmanBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1776-1859
B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1903B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck114' 4"Imperial Feet34.7545 
Length of Keel93' 8"Imperial Feet28.4141 
Breadth31' 0 ½"Imperial Feet9.4615 
Breadth (oa)31' 4 ½"Imperial Feet9.4615 
Depth in Hold14' 5"Imperial Feet4.299 
Burthen485 6994Tons BM 

Armament


25.8.1831Broadside Weight = 265 Imperial Pound ( 120.1775 kg)B181
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1841 - 4.7.1846Captain
Francis Price BlackwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1851
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.9.1831 - 21.12.1832Lieutenant
David Charles CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1838
NBD1849
12.7.1838 - 31.10.1840Lieutenant
Thomas BaillieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1846
NBD1849
23.1.1846 - 1846Lieutenant
David AirdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1839-1849
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1841Master's Mate
David AirdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1839-1849
NBD1849

 

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