Savage

6474
Nominal Guns10B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.3.1823B181
Keel Laid Down10.1829B181
Launched29.12.1830B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth B181
Ship ClassCherokee ClassB181
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop B181
Sailing RigBrigB181
Broken Up1866B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen227Tons BM 

Armament


29.12.1830Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
31.8.1840 - 1844LieutenantJohn Harrison Bowker (d.1848)NBD1849

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1831 - 18.7.1833First LieutenantJames AndersonNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
29.12.1830Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth B181
19.3.1831Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth B181
6.1848Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
7.1853Converted to a chain lighterB028


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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