Malabar -> 1883 Myrtle

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.3.1815BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1817BWAS-1793
Launched28.12.1818BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
Ship ClassRepulse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor East India CompanyBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold11.7.1905BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck174' 0"Imperial Feet53.0352 
Length of Keel143' 2"Imperial Feet43.5876 
Breadth47' 4"Imperial Feet14.3401 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen1,706 894Tons BM 

Armament


28.12.1818Broadside Weight = 1014 Imperial Pound ( 459.849 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
31.1.1800590Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1838 - 31.1.1829CaptainEdward Harvey (1783-1865)W02519.8.1841 - 1844CaptainGeorge Rose Sartorius (1790-1885)W025

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1817Began building at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
28.12.1818Completed building at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay at a cost of £56385.0.0dBWAS-1793
1883Renamed MyrtleW025

 

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