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HMS Zephyr (1823)

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Name  Zephyr
Builder  Pembroke Dockyard
Completed  23 June 1824
Construction started  November 1821
Draft  2.64 m
Ordered  2 November 1818
Laid down  November 1821
Fate  Sold, 8 September 1838
Launched  1 November 1823

HMS Zephyr was a 10-gun Cherokee-class brig-sloop built for the Royal Navy during the 1820s. She was sold in 1836.

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Description

Zephyr had a length at the gundeck of 90 feet (27.4 m) and 71 feet 3 inches (21.7 m) at the keel. She had a beam of 24 feet 9 inches (7.5 m), a draught of about 8 feet 8 inches (2.6 m) and a depth of hold of 11 feet (3.4 m). The ship's tonnage was 228 34/94 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

Zephyr, the fourth ship of her name to serve in the Royal Navy, was ordered on 2 November 1818, laid down in November 1821 at Pembroke Dockyard, Wales, and launched on 1 November 1823. She was completed on 23 June 1824 at Plymouth Dockyard.

References

HMS Zephyr (1823) Wikipedia


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