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Queen

105
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.10.1761BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.4.1762BWAS-1714
Named5.11.1761BWAS-1714
Launched18.9.1769BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed by
William BatelyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1741-1755
BWAS-1714
Constructor
William GrayBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1746-1775
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Razeed6.1811BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Queen' (1811) (74) 1811-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck177' 6"Imperial Feet53.9516 
Length of Keel144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Breadth49' 6"Imperial Feet14.9521 
Depth in Hold21' 9"Imperial Feet6.6294 
Draught Forward13' 8 ½"Tons BM 
Draught Aft19' 6"Tons BM 
Burthen1,876 7494Tons BM 

Armament


11.1776Broadside Weight = 907 Imperial Pound ( 411.3245 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

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
11.1776750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

17 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.11.1776 - 16.4.1778Captain
John RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1794
ADM 6/21/227
BWAS-1714
16.4.1778 - 19.11.1778Captain
Isaac PrescottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1814
Transfered ADM 6/21/390
BWAS-1714
19.11.1778 - 3.10.1780Captain
Alexander InnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1786
ADM 6/21/476
BWAS-1714
3.10.1780 - 1.1.1781Captain
Samuel WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1781
ADM 6/22/178
BWAS-1714
2.1.1781 - 9.9.1782Captain
Frederick Lewis MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1785
ADM 6/22/221
BWAS-1714
9.9.1782 - 15.4.1783Captain
William DomettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1819
ADM 6/22/513
BWAS-1714
15.4.1783 - 22.4.1786Captain
John WainwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1806
ADM 6/23/50
BWAS-1714
2.2.1793 - 30.6.1794Captain
John HuttBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1794
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/24/202
BWAS-1714
15.8.1794 - 8.1796Captain
William BedfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1814
ADM 6/25/76
BWAS-1714
28.6.1796 - 10.1800Captain
Mann DobsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1841
BWAS-1714
5.1803 - 3.1804Captain
Joseph Sydney YorkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
BWAS-1714
3.1804 - 5.1804Captain
Theophilius JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1825
BWAS-1714
5.1804 - 1805Captain
Manley DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1825
BWAS-1714
1805 - 1806Captain
Francis PenderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1814
BWAS-1714
1806 - 1807Captain
Richard ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1813
BWAS-1714
1807 - 1808Captain
Charles InglisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714
1808 - 11.1808Captain
Thomas George ShortlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1827
BWAS-1714

11 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.11.1776 - 8.1778Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Robert Harland (1st Baronet of Sproughton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1783
ADM 107/5/228
BWAS-1714
9.1782 - 2.1783Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Lord Samuel Hood (1st Baron Hood)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1790
ADM 107/3/53
BWAS-1714
4.1783 - 22.4.1786Admiral of the Blue
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
BWAS-1714
1.2.1793 - 8.1796Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Alan GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
BWAS-1714
28.6.1796 - 10.1800Vice-Admiral of the Red
Sir Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
BWAS-1714
1805 - 1806Vice-Admiral of the Blue
John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1810
BWAS-1714
17.6.1805 - 9.1805Rear-Admiral of the Whiteref:6163.11.1805 - 8.11.1805Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Cuthbert CollingwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1802
NAO
9.11.1805 - 23.4.1806Vice-Admiral of the RedNAO1807 - 1808Rear-Admiral of the Blue
George MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
BWAS-1714
28.4.1808 - 11.1808Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Manley DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1825
BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.11.1776 - 27.3.1778Third Lieutenant
William SpicerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1779
ADM 6/21/227
ADM 6/21
27.3.1778 - 20.4.1778Second Lieutenant
William SpicerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1779
ADM 6/21/383
ADM 6/21
20.1.1783 - 28.4.1783Seventh Lieutenant
Robert PearsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1806
Transfered ADM 6/23/12
ADM 6/23
15.4.1783 - 22.4.1786First Lieutenant
Charles MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1786
ADM 6/23/50
ADM 6/23
15.4.1783 - 22.4.1786Second Lieutenant
New Hill EastwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1791
ADM 6/23/50
ADM 6/23
15.4.1783 - 22.4.1786Third Lieutenant
Stephen Peter MouatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1788
ADM 6/23/50
ADM 6/23
15.4.1783 - 22.4.1786Acting Fourth Lieutenant
John O'BryenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1798
ADM 6/23/50
ADM 6/23
1794Lieutenant
Robert LawrieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1846
E-WIKI
30.5.1794 - 17.7.1794Acting Lieutenant
Samuel ButcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1847
NBD1849
5.11.1795 - 1800Lieutenant
Robert BarrieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1837
ref:616
13.7.1800 - 15.2.1801Lieutenant
Frederick William BurgoyneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1846
NBD1849
5.5.1804 - 4.7.1805Lieutenant
Richard Booth BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
NBD1849
1805 - 29.10.1805Lieutenant
Henry BoyesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1843
NBD1849
13.11.1805 - 23.4.1806Lieutenant
Abel FerrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1812
NAO

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1794 - 1.6.1794Master
William MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
† Discharged Dead
TNC
1794 - 1795Surgeon
Francis ConninBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8
23.12.1804 - 30.4.1806Carpenter
Thomas ChaplinBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1820
Discharged
ADM 29/8

7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1792 - 30.1.1794Master's Mate
Samuel ButcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1847
NBD1849
1794Midshipman
George Neate TremlettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1830
ADM 171/8
1794Midshipman
Robert Hayley JuddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1840
ADM 171/8
1794Midshipman
Samuel ButcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1847
ADM 171/8
6.1796 - 10.1800Midshipman
William Collins BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1821
NBD1849
1797Midshipman
Archibald BlackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1843
NBD1849
6.1807 - 1808Midshipman
John CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
NBD1849

16 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Able Seaman
Stephen EndellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
George ChambersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
James BryanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
Henry StebbingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
Joseph MaceyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794 - 1795Ordinary Seaman
William BrianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Philip EustaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Retinue
Richard HigginsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
Joseph LaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
William FergusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
George BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
Elijah ShewanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1795Landman
John CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
5.1804 - 11.18051st Class Volunteer
William BishopBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1815
NBD1849
8.1.1805 - 4.18061st Class Volunteer
John BendysheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1819
NBD1849
3.1805 - 18061st Class Volunteer
John Frederick ApplebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1838
NBD1849

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1794Private
William MorleyBritish
Marine
Service 1794
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
20.7.1770Completed fitting at a cost of £45,660.15.5d plus £963 'to fit her to sail at Plymouth'BWAS-1714
10.1776Completed fitting as a flagship at Plymoucht at a cost of £4,776.7.9dBWAS-1714
11.1776Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
12.12.1781Action of 1781-12-12
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
22.4.1786Paid offADM 51
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
1809Used as a prison ship at GillinghamBWAS-1714
6.1811Started cutting down to a Third rate 74BWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
 
 

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Posted by Roger Hutchins on Wednesday 1st of August 2018 14:39

(7) Petty Officers: Pascoe Dunn (1786-1826), rated Midshipman Oct 1797 by Capt F. Pender, and having served him as Master's Mate on Ocean March-Nov 1806, followed him to Queen as Acting Lieutenant Nov 1806 until August 1808, "off Cadiz, and Mediterranean".

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