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Prince George

106
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.6.1766BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down18.5.1767BWAS-1714
Named11.6.1766BWAS-1714
Launched31.8.1772BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.11.1776BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassBarfleur Class (1762)BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Hulked2.1817BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck177' 6"Imperial Feet53.9516 
Length of Keel143' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet43.6023 
Breadth50' 6 ½"Imperial Feet15.2527 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft17' 7"Imperial Feet5.207 
Burthen1,955 494Tons BM 

Armament


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

1794Broadside 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
1776750EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1794738EstablishmentBWAS-1714

22 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1776 - 26.1.1778Captain
Charles MiddletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1806
Transfered ADM 6/21/226
ADM 6/21
26.1.1778 - 13.5.1778Captain
Jonathon FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1795
Transfered ADM 6/21/356
BWAS-1714
13.5.1778 - 14.4.1779Captain
Sir John LindsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1787
ADM 6/21/404
BWAS-1714
14.4.1779 - 23.5.1780Captain
Philip PattonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1814
ADM 6/21/540
BWAS-1714
23.5.1780 - 31.12.1780Captain
William FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1799
ADM 6/22/135
BWAS-1714
1.1.1781 - 24.7.1783Captain
James WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1783
ADM 6/22/219
BWAS-1714
27.9.1787 - 10.12.1787Captain
Alexander EdgarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1799
ADM 6/23/420
BWAS-1714
23.9.1794 - 11.1794Captain
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
: on board from 11.10.1794 ADM 6/25/88
BWAS-1714
11.1794 - 1.6.1795Captain
Sir John OrdeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1814
BWAS-1714
8.1795 - 10.1795Captain
William EdgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1795
BWAS-1714
10.1795 - 3.1796Captain
James BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1825
BWAS-1714
10.1796 - 10.1797Captain
John IrwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1801
BWAS-1714
10.1797 - 1798Captain
William BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1802
BWAS-1714
1798 - 12.1798Captain
John IrwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1801
BWAS-1714
1798 - 12.1798Captain
Thomas Lennox FrederickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1799
BWAS-1714
12.1798 - 9.1799Captain
Joseph BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714
5.1800 - 8.1800Captain
James WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1714
8.1800 - 1.1801Captain
John Tremayne RoddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1825
BWAS-1714
6.1803 - 8.1803Captain
Richard CurryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1846
BWAS-1714
8.1803 - 1804Captain
Joseph Sydney YorkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
BWAS-1714
1.1805 - 8.1807Captain
George LosackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
BWAS-1714
8.1807 - 9.1807Captain
Nathaniel Day CochraneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1814
BWAS-1714

8 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.1.1778 - 8.3.1778Admiral
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
Transfered ADM 6/22/106
BWAS-1714
19.3.1779 - 24.7.1783Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Robert DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1805
BWAS-1714
11.10.1794 - 8.1795Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Adam DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1849
BWAS-1714
10.1795 - 3.1796Rear-Admiral
Hugh Cloberry ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1797
BWAS-1714
10.1796 - 10.1797Rear-Admiral of the Red
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1852
BWAS-1714
10.1797 - 12.1798Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Charles Thompson (1st Baronet Virkees)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1799
BWAS-1714
12.1798 - 9.1799Rear-Admiral of the Red
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1852
BWAS-1714
8.1800 - 1.1801Rear-Admiral of the Red
Sir Charles Cotton (5th Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1810
BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.8.1777 - 19.9.1777Third Lieutenant
John Leigh DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1810
ADM 6/21/302
ADM 6/21
16.12.1777 - 10.3.1778Sixth Lieutenant
Richard Hussey BickertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1825
Transfered ADM 6/21/346
ref:616
6.3.1781 - 24.7.1783Lieutenant
Joseph BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1841
ref:616
9.7.1794 - 3.1797Lieutenant
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1810
NBD1849
14.9.1795 - 23.11.1795Lieutenant
Francis William AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1848
Transfered ADM 196/3/2
ADM 196
27.11.1800 - 8.6.1803Lieutenant
John BowkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1819
NBD1849
9.4.1807 - 14.9.1807Acting Lieutenant
John AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1846
NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1790 - 14.4.1790Purser
Titus LivieBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1777-1790
Transfered ADM 6/24/23
ADM 6/24
24.11.1795 - 15.3.1796Master
William TatlockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1802
ADM 29-1

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
16.6.1779 - 1780Midshipman
William Henry ClarenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1811
ODNB
10.11.1781 - 3.11.1782Midshipman
Robert StopfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1830
Discharged ADM 196/68/191
ADM 196
6.1803 - 9.1806Midshipman
Sir John BannatyneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849
10.1803 - 9.1807Midshipman
Thomas BradbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1816
NBD1849

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.5.1780 - 9.11.1781Captain's Servant
Robert StopfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1830
ADM 196/68/191
ADM 196
13.10.1794 - 29.4.1795Able Seaman
John QuilliamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
NAO
1795Ordinary Seaman
Thomas YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
30.4.1795 - 5.11.1795Quartermaster's Mate
John QuilliamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
NAO
1.4.1817 - 31.3.1821Able Seaman
Richard ColleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1821
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
23.1.1777Completed as a guard ship at a building cost of £50,043.4.3d plus £3,580.19.7d for fittingBWAS-1714
1778Refitted as a 98 gun Second Rate
5.5.1778Present at the Royal ReviewBWAS-1714
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
12.1778With Shuldham's squadronBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Present in the attack on the Caracas convoyBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Attack on the Caracas Convoy
16.1.1780Present in the action against LangaraBWAS-1714
16.1.1780Battle of Cape St. Vincent
19.1.1780Sailed for the relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
4.1780Fitted and coppered at Portsmouth at a cost of £7,629.7.2dBWAS-1714
13.3.1781Sailed with Darby's fleet for the relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
12.4.1781Arrived off GibraltarBWAS-1714
24.9.1781Arrived on the North America stationBWAS-1714
25.1.1782At St KittsBWAS-1714
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
21.7.1782Sailed to America with PigotBWAS-1714
5.9.1782Arrived at New YorkBWAS-1714
24.10.1782Left New York to blockade Cape FrancoisBWAS-1714
26.4.1783Left Jamaica for homeBWAS-1714
24.7.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1784Started a repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
7.1785Completed repair at a cost of £30,625.112dBWAS-1714
10.1787RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.12.1787

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.1794Started a middling repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
9.1794RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1795Disabled by a gale in the ChannelBWAS-1714
3.1795Completed middling repair at a cost of £8,706BWAS-1714
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
3.1796Paid offBWAS-1714
10.1796RecommissionedBWAS-1714
12.1796Fitted at Portsmouth at a cost of £12,222BWAS-1714
14.2.1797Lost 8 killed and 7 wounded at the [Battle of Cape St Vincent]BWAS-1714
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
9.1799Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1800RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1800Fitted at Portsmouth at a cost of £21,113BWAS-1714
5.1802Paid off into ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
6.1803RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1803Fitted at Portsmouth at a cost of £13,395BWAS-1714
1.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1805Started a refit at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
4.1805Completed refit at a cost of £11.764BWAS-1714
4.1.1807Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
9.1807Paid off into ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
11.1816Started fitting as a sheer hulk at Porstmouth, completed 1817/02BWAS-1714
24.1.1839Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Friday 25th of August 2017 11:37

Yes. Somethings Wrong


Posted by Tony Willoughby on Friday 25th of August 2017 11:31

You have Lindsay down as captain of both the Victory and the Prince George at the Battle of Ushant - is there an explanation?

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