Tweed

7235
Nominal Guns28B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1818B181
Keel Laid Down12.1820B181
Launched14.4.1823B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B181
Ship ClassAtholl Class
Designed by The SurveyorsB181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1852B181

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


1823Broadside Weight = 383 Imperial Pound ( 173.6905 kg)B028
Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

1831Broadside Weight = 297 Imperial Pound ( 134.6895 kg)B181
Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1824175Design complementB181
1831130As a ship-sloopB181

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.4.1835 - 10.1.1837CommanderThomas Maitland (1803-1878)W0251837 - 1838CommanderFrederick Thomas Pelham (1808-1861)W025

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.12.1823 - 2.1825LieutenantWilliam KellyNBD184913.12.1824 - 13.12.1825LieutenantPatrick John BlakeNBD184915.3.1825 - 1826UnknownOrbell Oakes (1800-?)NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.6.1824 - 1824MidshipmanWhaley ArmitageNBD18491828 - 30.8.1830Master's MateJames CampbellNBD18491841 - 8.10.1841Master's MateHorace Mann BakerNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1831Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated  B181


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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