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Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.10.1755BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down14.4.1756BWAS-1714
Launched15.4.1759BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.4.1759BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSandwich Class (1755)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John LockBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1740-1762
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.1810B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck176' 1"Imperial Feet53.6451 
Length of Keel145' 8"Imperial Feet44.2005 
Breadth49' 1 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Depth in Hold20' 11 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Burthen1,869 3694Tons BM 

Armament


4.1759Broadside Weight = 892 Imperial Pound ( 404.522 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1759750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

25 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.4.1759 - 19.4.1760Captain
Henry SpekeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1760
Transfered ADM 6/19/57
BWAS-1714
24.10.1760 - 22.1.1763Captain
Richard NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1763
ADM 6/19/204
BWAS-1714
18.1.1771 - 22.2.1771Captain
Thomas SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1786
Transfered ADM 6/20/338
ADM 6/20
1.11.1776 - 9.3.1779Captain
Richard EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1794
ADM 6/21/226
BWAS-1714
2.9.1779 - 1.10.1779Captain
John MacartneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1781
Transfered ADM 6/22/23
ADM 104
1.10.1779 - 3.5.1781Captain
Walter YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1783
ADM 6/22/32
BWAS-1714
3.5.1781 - 27.7.1781Captain
John SymonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1799
Transfered ADM 6/22/351
Issued by
George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 17.10.1781
ADM 6/22
27.7.1781 - 23.8.1781Captain
Sir Thomas Rich (5th Baronet Rich)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1801
BWAS-1714
23.8.1781 - 28.2.1782Captain
Sylverius MoriartyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1808
Transfered ADM 6/23/25
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 13.2.1783
BWAS-1714
28.2.1782 - 10.10.1782Captain
John CowlingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1783
ADM 3/22/537
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 5.11.1782
BWAS-1714
10.10.1782 - 15.1.1783Captain
John FrodshamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1783
ADM 6/22/525
ADM 6/22
15.1.1783 - 16.1.1783Captain
Henry d'Esterre DarbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
ADM 6/23/10
ADM 6/23
17.1.1783 - 18.1.1783Captain
George TeerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1783
ADM 6/23/11
ADM 6/23
18.1.1783 - 20.1.1783Captain
John WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1806
ADM 6/23/12
ADM 6/23
20.1.1783 - 21.1.1783Captain
Thomas LouisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1807
ADM 6/23/12
ADM 6/23
21.1.1783 - 3.3.1783Captain
John GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1805
ADM 6/23/13
ADM 6/23
25.9.1787 - 20.2.1788Captain
Thomas TonkenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1791
ADM 6/23/417
BWAS-1714
10.5.1790 - 24.2.1791Captain
Thomas TonkenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1791
ADM 6/24/27
BWAS-1714
26.12.1792 - 8.2.1793Captain
William LockerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1793
ADM 6/24/187
ADM 6/24
8.2.1793 - 9.1797Captain
James Robert MosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1801
ADM 6/24/206
BWAS-1714
11.1797 - 4.1798Lieutenant
Richard Turner HancockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1812
BWAS-1714
4.1798 - 4.1801Captain
Billy DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1813
BWAS-1714
4.1801 - 4.1802Captain
Abraham GuyotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1808
BWAS-1714
7.1803 - 1809Lieutenant
Sir Emanuel HungerfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1809
BWAS-1714
1809 - 4.1810Lieutenant
Sir Joseph CoxwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1813
BWAS-1714

8 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.7.1759 - 29.8.1759Rear-Admiral of the White
Francis GearyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1780
Transfered
BWAS-1714
9.1759 - 10.1760Rear-Admiral of the White
Francis GearyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1780
Transfered
E-WIKI
9.1779 - 8.1781Admiral of the White
Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
Transfered ADM 107/4/102
BWAS-1714
4.1782 - 8.1782Vice-Admiral of the White
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
ADM 107/1/259
BWAS-1714
12.5.1790 - 24.2.1791Vice-Admiral
John DalrympleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1795
BWAS-1714
3.1793 - 8.1795Vice-Admiral
John DalrympleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1795
BWAS-1714
8.1795 - 7.1797Vice-Admiral
Charles BucknerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1808
BWAS-1714
7.1797 - 9.1797Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Skeffington LutwidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1810
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.2.1780 - 21.6.1780Fifth Lieutenant
William CarnegieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1830
NAO
24.7.1780 - 22.8.1780Fifth Lieutenant
William CarnegieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1830
NAO

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1809 - 1809Midshipman
Joseph Fauriel BarrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1787 - 6.1793Boy
John BroughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1831
NBD1849
1794 - 6.17951st Class Volunteer
James John Gordon BremerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1849
NBD1849
14.4.1794 - 11.4.1795Ordinary Seaman
William LangleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1794-1822
ADM 29/8
13.3.1796 - 15.4.1796Landman
John KingdonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1812
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1759Commissioned for the Western SquadronBWAS-1714
1760In Quiberon expeditionBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
6.4.1761Start of Belleisle operationsBWAS-1714
1762At blockade of Basque roadsBWAS-1714
22.1.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1765Fitted as a guard ship at Portsmouth at a cost of £5,282.9.5dBWAS-1714
11.1776RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1777Fitted as a guard ship at Portsmouth at a cost of £9,913.10.8dBWAS-1714
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
9.3.1779

Paid off

BWAS-1714
9.1779Began refitting at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
9.1779RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1779Completed refitting at a cost of £15,396.6.6d including copperingBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Attack on the Caracas Convoy
16.1.1780Battle of Cape St. Vincent
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
29.7.1782

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1782Recommissioned as a guard ship at the NoreBWAS-1714
20.2.1788

Paid off

BWAS-1714
23.3.1790Reclassified as a receiving shipBWAS-1714
5.1790Recommissioned as a receiving shipBWAS-1714
10.1790Fitted as a receiving ship at Sheerness at a cost of £4,805.6.8dBWAS-1714
12.1792Recommissioned as guardship at the NoreBWAS-1714
26.12.1792Refitted as a Third Rate Receiving ShipADM 6/24
28.9.1797

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.1797Recommissioned as a Prison ship (Rated as a sloop)BWAS-1714
11.1.1802

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1803Recommissioned as a prison shipBWAS-1714
4.1810Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1810Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714

 

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