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HMS Reynard (1821)

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Name  Reynard
Builder  Pembroke Dockyard
Completed  September 1823
Construction started  May 1820
Draft  2.84 m
Ordered  2 November 1818
Laid down  May 1820
Commissioned  18 December 1824
Launched  26 October 1821

HMS Reynard was a 10-gun Cherokee-class brig-sloop built for the Royal Navy during the 1820s. She was sold in 1838.

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Description

Reynard 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 237 7/94 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

Reynard, the fourth ship of her name to serve in the Royal Navy, was ordered on 2 November 1818, laid down in May 1820 at Pembroke Dockyard, Wales, and launched on 26 October 1820. She was completed for sea in September 1823 at Plymouth Dockyard.

References

HMS Reynard (1821) Wikipedia


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