Saracen

6440
Nominal Guns10B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.3.1823B181
Keel Laid Down12.1829B181
Launched30.1.1831B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard B181
Ship ClassCherokee Class
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Given Away10.9.1862B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen228Tons BM 

Armament


30.1.1831Broadside 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
30.1.1831Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard B181
30.1.1834Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard B181
2.1854Converted to a survey vesselB028
1862Sold at SingaporeB181


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
 

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