HMS Recruit (1829)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Recruit.
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Name: HMS Recruit
Ordered: 25 March 1823
Builder: HM Portsmouth Dockyard
Laid down: February 1825
Launched: 17 August 1829
Fate: Foundered with loss of all hands in 1832
General characteristics
Type: Brig-sloop
Tons burthen: 237 bm in Cherokee
Length: 90 ft 0 in (27.43 m) (gundeck)
73 ft 7.625 in (22.44408 m) (keel)
Beam: 24 ft 6 in (7.47 m)
Draught: 12 ft 6 in (3.81 m)
Depth of hold: 11 ft 0 in (3.35 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Complement: 75
Armament: 2 × 6-pounder guns (bow) + 8 × 18-pounder carronades

HMS Recruit was a Cherokee-class brig-sloop built at the HM Portsmouth Dockyard, and launched on 17 August 1829. She was lost on a voyage from Falmouth, Cornwall for Halifax, Nova Scotia, British North America in 1832 without trace, presumed foundered in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all hands.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ship News". The Morning Post (19257). 28 August 1832.