Infernal

4874
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.6.1813BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1813BWAS-1793
Launched26.7.1815BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorth Barton Yard - Yorkshire - Hessel Cliff - The Humber BWAS-1793
Ship ClassFury ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
Constructor Barkworth & HawkesBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1793
Sold13.4.1831BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Length of Keel86' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet26.2192 
Breadth28' 6"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Depth in Hold13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen372 1 /94Tons BM 

Armament


26.7.1815Broadside Weight = 126 Imperial Pound ( 57.141 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181337Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1814 - 10.1824Commander Robert Heriot BarclayBWAS-17931816 - 1817Commander George James PercevalBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
26.7.1815Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
7.1816Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
1817In Ordinary at DeptfordBWAS-1793
3.1824Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
4.1824RecommissionedBWAS-1793
6.1824Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
13.4.1831Sold to Mr. Snook for £1,910BWAS-1793

 

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