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Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.12.1758BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.11.1759BWAS-1714
Named28.12.1760BWAS-1714
Launched24.5.1766BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.11.1778BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Edward AllinBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1750-1767
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up4.1811BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck177' 6"Imperial Feet53.9516 
Length of Keel144' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet43.8944 
Breadth49' 8 ⅝"Imperial Feet14.9511 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Draught Aft17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,870 9394Imperial Feet0.0251 

Armament


11.1778Broadside Weight = 931 Imperial Pound ( 422.2085 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

1790Broadside Weight = 958 Imperial Pound ( 434.453 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1778750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

17 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.11.1778 - 9.9.1779Captain
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1805
Transfered ADM 6/21/473
BWAS-1714
9.9.1779 - 25.9.1781Captain
David GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1764-1799
ADM 6/22/25
BWAS-1714
25.9.1781 - 20.7.1783Captain
James KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1805
ADM 6/22/455
Issued by
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1802
, North America
Confirmed 20.4.1782
BWAS-1714
10.5.1790 - 1.10.1790Captain
William DomettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1819
Transfered ADM 6/24/26
ref:616
1.10.1790 - 20.1.1791Captain
George Blagden WestcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1787
ADM 6/24/72
BWAS-1714
20.1.1791 - 24.9.1791Captain
George Blagden WestcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1787
ADM 6/24/103
ADM 6/24
5.4.1793 - 24.5.1794Captain
Richard Goodwin KeatsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1825
Transfered ADM 6/24/226
BWAS-1714
18.7.1794 - 1.1795Captain
Lawrence William HalsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1814
ADM 6/25/63
BWAS-1714
1.1795 - 12.1797Captain
Edward GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1714
12.1797 - 11.1799Captain
John Child PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1812
BWAS-1714
2.1801 - 5.1801Captain
William DomettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1819
BWAS-1714
5.1801 - 8.1801Captain
Robert Waller OtwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1841
BWAS-1714
8.1801 - 10.5.1802Captain
George MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1714
8.1805 - 11.1805Captain
Robert BarlowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1823
BWAS-1714
11.1805 - 6.1806Captain
Harry Burrard NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1814
BWAS-1714
6.1806 - 7.1806Captain
Edward Oliver OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1714
7.1806 - 26.6.1809Captain
Thomas WesternBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1809
BWAS-1714

9 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.3.1779 - 1782Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1802
ADM 107/3/474
BWAS-1714
10.1782 - 7.1783Rear-Admiral of the Red
Joshua RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1787
BWAS-1714
5.1790 - 11.1790Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Alexander Arthur HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
ADM 6/25/53
PMD
5.1793 - 2.1794Rear-Admiral of the Red
William Henry ClarenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1811
BWAS-1714
8.1794 - 14.5.1795Rear-Admiral
John ColpoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1809
BWAS-1714
28.7.1795 - 8.12.1796Admiral of the White
Lord Alexander Arthur Hood (1st Baron Bridport)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
Transfered
E-WIKI
1796Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Charles ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1799
BWAS-1714
2.1801 - 1802Admiral of the Blue
Sir Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
BWAS-1714
1802 - 9.2.1802Admiral of the White† Discharged Dead ADM 107/3/474BWAS-1714

25 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1781 - 3.1782Lieutenant
Isaac CoffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1814
ref:616
26.9.1781 - 11.11.1782Lieutenant
George TurnbullBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1782
Transfered ADM 6/23/27
Confirmed 26.2.1783
ADM 6/23
23.7.1790 - 30.9.1790Eighth Lieutenant
John DraperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1820
Transfered ADM 6/24/54
ADM 6/24
28.7.1790 - 5.10.1790Fifth Lieutenant
James RogersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1802
Transfered ADM 6/24/56
ADM 6/24
12.10.1790 - 21.11.1790First Lieutenant
Anthony HuntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1796
ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
12.10.1790 - 16.12.1790Second Lieutenant
Richard CoombesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1790
ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
12.10.1790 - 16.12.1790Second Lieutenant
James LindBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1804
ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
12.10.1790 - 16.12.1790Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
12.10.1790 - 16.12.1790Fifth Lieutenant
Robert SauceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1802
ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
12.10.1790 - 16.12.1790Sixth Lieutenant
John BroughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1813
ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
12.10.1790 - 16.12.1790Seventh Lieutenant
Archibald YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
17.12.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
James LindBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1804
ADM 6/24/95
ADM 6/24
17.12.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
Richard CoombesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1790
ADM 6/24/95
ADM 6/24
17.12.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
Thomas ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
ADM 6/24/95
ADM 6/24
17.12.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
Robert SauceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1802
ADM 6/24/95
ADM 6/24
17.12.1790 - 1790Fifth Lieutenant
John BroughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1813
ADM 6/24/95
ADM 6/24
17.12.1790 - 1790Sixth Lieutenant
Archibald YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/24/95
ADM 6/24
17.12.1790 - 1790Seventh Lieutenant
Richard PelloweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1802
ADM 6/24/95
ADM 6/24
10.1794 - 9.3.1795Lieutenant
Richard DacresBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1807
ref:616
3.1801 - 10.9.1801Acting Lieutenant
George BignellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
NBD1849
10.4.1801 - 10.5.1802Lieutenant
Charles Philip Butler BatemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1910
Discharged ADM 196/3/80
ADM 196
10.9.1801 - 1802Lieutenant
George BignellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
NBD1849
17.10.1805 - 8.11.1806Lieutenant
John Donaldson BoswallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1846
NBD1849
24.7.1806 - 7.1809Lieutenant
John William AndrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1846
NBD1849
24.5.1808 - 14.12.1808Lieutenant
Hopewell Hayward BuddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1836
NBD1849

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1791 - 24.9.1791Master
John TillyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1796
ADM 29-1
1795Chaplain
Samuel ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
11.2.1801 - 7.1801Master
John FryerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1812
13.2.1802 - 10.5.1802Carpenter
William SpackshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1802
ADM 29/1/23
ADM 29-1

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1787 - 12.1793Midshipman
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1810
NBD1849
10.4.1793 - 3.1794Midshipman
James BrisbaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1826
ref:616
1798 - 18.11.1798Midshipman
Edward WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798
TNC
1800 - 6.1801Master's Mate
Flowers BeckettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
NBD1849
8.1801 - 11.1802Midshipman
Charles BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1846
BWAS-1714
1806 - 1809Midshipman
James Richard BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
1.1806 - 6.1806Midshipman
Charles BurrardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
5.1806 - 5.7.1809Midshipman
Emanuel BlightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
12.10.1790 - 24.9.1791Captain's Servant
William Westcott DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
NAO
1795Boy
William AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
25.8.1805 - 18061st Class Volunteer
James Richard BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1766First cost was £53,036.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1778Started a small repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
11.1778Commissioned for the first timeBWAS-1714
14.2.1779Completed small repair at Chatham at a cost of £15,262.18.5dBWAS-1714
1.1780Coppered and fitted at Portsmouth at a cost of £6,461.16.1dBWAS-1714
17.5.1780Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
16.3.1781Battle of Cape Henry
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
17.10.1782Action of 1782-10-17
18.10.1782Action of 18 October 1782
26.4.1783Left Jamaica bound for homeBWAS-1714
20.7.1783

Paid off into ordinary

BWAS-1714
7.1785Started a middling repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
3.1787Completed middling repair at a cost of £36,631.12.11dBWAS-1714
6.1790RecommissionedBWAS-1714
24.9.1791

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.1793Joined Earl Howe's squadronBWAS-1714
2.1794Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1714
8.1794Recommissioned for Channel serviceBWAS-1714
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
1798To the Lisbon stationBWAS-1714
9.1799Returned to England for service in the ChannelBWAS-1714
11.1799Started a refit at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1.1800Completed refit at a cost of £12,260BWAS-1714
25.8.1800Attack on Ferrol
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
10.5.1802

Paid off into ordinary

BWAS-1714
4.1805Started fitting at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
8.1805Recommissioned for the Channel fleetBWAS-1714
12.1805Completed fitting at a cost of £39,998BWAS-1714
13.3.1806Action of 1806-03-13
13.3.1806Took the Ship of the Line
Marengo (74) 1795-1806
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Marengo"
in the Atlantic

13.3.1806Took the Frigate
La Belle Poule (40) 1802-1806
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Atlantic

1807Part of the squadron in LisbonBWAS-1714
11.11.1807Sailed for Brazil as part of the escort for the Portugese royal familyBWAS-1714
26.6.1809

Paid off into ordinary

BWAS-1714
4.1811Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714

 

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Posted by cy on Monday 6th of June 2016 16:29

Thanks Tim, updated


Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 6th of June 2016 08:38

I have Between May and Nov. 1790 V-Ad Hood raises his flag in London98 as #4 channel fleet at Spithead during the Spanish armament

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