Vestal

7311
Nominal Guns26B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.11.1831B181
Keel Laid Down5.1832B181
Launched6.4.1833B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness B181
Ship ClassVestal Class
Designed bySir William SymondsB181
CategorySixth RateB181
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up17.2.1862B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Burthen913Tons BM 

Armament


1833Broadside Weight = 396 Imperial Pound ( 179.586 kg)B028
Gun Deck24 British 32-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1843 - 7.1747CaptainCharles Talbot (1801-1876)NBD1849

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.6.1839 - 27.8.1841LieutenantJohn Oldenshaw Bathurst (1817-?)NBD1849


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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