Orestes -> 1911 Mack

Nominal Guns18B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1823B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B181
Designed by James Inman (1776-1859)B181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel92' 10 ⅛"Imperial Feet28.0448 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Breadth (oa)30' 10"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen459 3794Tons BM 


9.1824Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)B181
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

1848Broadside Weight = 201 Imperial Pound ( 91.1535 kg)B181
Gun Deck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1824125Design ComplementB181

2 Ship Commanders

6.6.1834 - 1836Commander Henry John Codrington (1808-1877)W03321.9.1843 - 1846Commander Edward Canes (d.1848)NBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers

6.10.1827 - 15.11.1828Lieutenant Thomas Atkinson ButlerNBD184913.12.1845 - 14.5.1846First Lieutenant Thomas James BarrowNBD1849

1 Crewman

6.1827 - 2.18281st Class Volunteer Henry ByngNBD1849

Service History

1848Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated UnknownB181
9.1852Refitted as a Other Vessels Coal Depot B181
1911Renamed MackB181


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