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Tweed

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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 SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B181
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.4.1835 - 10.1.1837Commander
Thomas MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1868
W025
1837 - 1838Commander
Frederick Thomas PelhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1823-1858
W025

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.12.1823 - 2.1825Lieutenant
William KellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1848
NBD1849
13.12.1824 - 13.12.1825Lieutenant
Patrick John BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1845
NBD1849
15.3.1825 - 1826Unknown
Orbell OakesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1828
NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.6.1824 - 1824Midshipman
Whaley ArmitageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1822-1840
NBD1849
1828 - 30.8.1830Master's Mate
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1841
NBD1849
1841 - 8.10.1841Master's Mate
Horace Mann BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1842
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1831Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated UnknownB181

 

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