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HMS Grecian (1838)

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Name  Grecian
Builder  Pembroke Dockyard
Completed  19 September 1838
Construction started  July 1836
Draft  3.56 m
Ordered  31 December 1835
Laid down  July 1836
Commissioned  10 December 1838
Launched  24 April 1838

HMS Grecian was a sixteen-gun Acorn-class brig-sloop built for the Royal Navy during the 1830s.

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Description

Grecian had a length at the gundeck of 105 feet (32.0 m) and 82 feet 7 inches (25.2 m) at the keel. She had a beam of 33 feet 7 inches (10.2 m), a draught of 11 feet 8 inches (3.6 m) and a depth of hold of 14 feet 10 inches (4.5 m). The ship's tonnage was 484 4094 tons burthen. Grecian was armed with sixteen 32-pounder carronades. The Acorn class had a crew of 110–30 officers and ratings.

Construction and career

Grecian, the third ship of her name to serve in the Royal Navy, was ordered on 31 December 1835, laid down in July 1837 at Pembroke Dockyard, Wales, and launched on 24 April 1838. She was completed on 10 December 1838 at Plymouth Dockyard and commissioned on 19 September of that year.

References

HMS Grecian (1838) Wikipedia


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