Lapwing

5027
Nominal Guns10B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.3.1823B181
Keel Laid Down9.1823B181
Launched20.2.1825B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
Ship ClassCherokee ClassB181
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop B181
Sailing RigBrigB181
Sunk as Breakwater6.1845B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Length of Keel73' 7 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.2663 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Displacement297Tons BM 
Burthen235 994Tons BM 

Armament


20.2.1825Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
26.11.180775Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
20.2.1825Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
27.10.1827Refitted as a 6 gun Unrated Packet
6.1.1829Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
6.1854Refitted as a Other Vessels Lighter
22.11.1861Sold to Marshall, PlymouthB181


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon, Book
 

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Posted by Colin Hose on Thursday 17th of September 2020 17:24

Was Lt John Hose in charge of HMS Lapwing in 1829?

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