Scout

6520
Nominal Guns18B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.1.1829B181
Keel Laid Down10.1831B181
Launched15.6.1832B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
Ship ClassScout Class
Designed bySir Robert Seppings (1767-1840)B181
CategoryUnratedB181
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up10.1852B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Burthen488Tons BM 

Armament


15.6.1832Broadside Weight = 265 Imperial Pound ( 120.1775 kg)B181
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1832125Design complementB181

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
18.12.1841 - 1845Commander James Robert Drummond (1812-1895)W025

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.4.1835 - 14.4.1837First Lieutenant Thomas Frederick Birch (1805-?)NBD18492.9.1837 - 28.1.1840Lieutenant Frederick Archibald CampbellNBD18496.1.1846 - 1846Lieutenant Robert William Henry AlcockNL1865

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1836 - 1.1840Master's Mate Arthur Barrow (1815-1866)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1848Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated UnknownB181

 

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