HMS Reynard (1821)
|Ordered:||2 November 1818|
|Laid down:||May 1820|
|Launched:||26 October 1821|
|Commissioned:||18 December 1824|
|Fate:||Broken up, August 1857|
|Class and type:||Cherokee-class brig-sloop|
|Tons burthen:||237 7/94 bm|
|Beam:||24 ft 9 in (7.5 m)|
|Draught:||9 ft 4 in (2.8 m)|
|Depth:||11 ft (3.4 m)|
|Armament:||2 × 6-pdr cannon; 8 × 18-pdr carronades|
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.
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