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HMS Frolic (1820)

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Name  Frolic
Builder  Pembroke Dockyard
Completed  3 August 1820
Construction started  August 1818
Draft  2.84 m
Ordered  13 June 1817
Laid down  August 1818
Fate  Sold, 16 August 1838
Launched  10 June 1820

HMS Frolic was a 10-gun Cherokee-class brig-sloop built for the Royal Navy during the 1810s. She was sold in 1838.

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Description

Frolic had a length at the gundeck of 90 feet 2 inches (27.5 m) and 73 feet 9 inches (22.5 m) at the keel. She had a beam of 24 feet 9 inches (7.5 m), a draught of about 9 feet 4 inches (2.8 m) and a depth of hold of 11 feet (3.4 m). The ship's tonnage was 236 76/94 tons burthen. The Cherokee class was armed with two 6-pounder cannon and eight 18-pounder carronades. The ships had a crew of 52 officers and ratings.

Construction and career

Frolic, the second ship of her name to serve in the Royal Navy, was ordered on 13 June 1817, laid down in August 1818 at Pembroke Dockyard, Wales, and launched on 10 June 1820. She was completed on 3 August 1820 at Plymouth Dockyard.

References

HMS Frolic (1820) Wikipedia


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