Ranger

6083
Nominal Guns28B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1818B181
Keel Laid Down1.1819B181
Launched7.12.1820B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B181
Ship ClassAtholl ClassB181
Designed by The SurveyorsB181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate B181
Sailing RigShip RiggedB181
Sold for Break Up11.1832B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck113' 8"Imperial Feet34.458 
Length of Keel94' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet28.6703 
Breadth31' 6"Imperial Feet9.6012 
Depth in Hold8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Burthen499 9194Tons BM 

Armament


7.12.1820Broadside Weight = 383 Imperial Pound ( 173.6905 kg)B181
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
20.5.1817175Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
2.10.1828 - 1828Captain William Walpole (1789-1875)W025

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.10.1828 - 29.3.1832Lieutenant William CrookeNBD184914.1.1830 - 1832Lieutenant Delboeuf Baker BedfordNBD184915.3.1830 - 2.10.1831First Lieutenant Thomas Metcalfe Currie (1800-1846)NBD18491.10.1830 - 28.9.1831Lieutenant Jonas Archer AbbottNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.3.1825 - 17.7.1831Master's Mate Thomas Frederick Birch (1805-?)NBD1849

 

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