Namur

11063
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Namur' (1756) (90)
Acquired1805BWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
ConstructorJoseph LawrenceBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.1833BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck174' 11 ½"Imperial Feet53.0479 
Length of Keel144' 4"Imperial Feet43.8935 
Breadth48' 7 ½"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Draught Forward15' 2"Imperial Feet4.5822 
Draught Aft17' 5"Imperial Feet5.1997 
Burthen1,815 2094Tons BM 

Armament


1805Broadside Weight = 947 Imperial Pound ( 429.4645 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1805 - 7.1807CaptainLawrence William HalsteadBWAS-17148.1807 - 1810CaptainRichard JonesBWAS-17141810 - 11.1811CaptainAlexander Shippard (1771-1841)BWAS-171411.1811 - 9.1815CaptainCharles John Austen (1779-1852)BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1807 - 1807Rear-AdmiralThomas Wells (1759-1811)BWAS-17141811Vice-AdmiralSir Henry Edwin Stanhope (1754-1814)BWAS-17141812Rear-AdmiralSir Thomas Williams (1761-1841)BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.2.1810 - 29.8.1814LieutenantJames Atwater (1774-1847)NBD18491.2.1815 - 3.4.1815LieutenantWilliam BorrowmanNBD184923.2.1815 - 1815LieutenantSamuel Berington (1797-?)NBD1849

9 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1805 - 2.1806Master's MateGeorge Bowen (d.1872)BWAS-171419.12.1805 - 1.1807MidshipmanGeorge Pryse CampbellNBD18494.1807 - 7.1807MidshipmanThomas BunnNBD18496.1809 - 1811MidshipmanRobert Bruce RabanNBD18493.1811 - 4.1811MidshipmanCharles CaldecotNBD18496.1812 - 9.1812MidshipmanRichard BowenBWAS-17141814MidshipmanWilliam Ball (1794-?)NBD18494.1814 - 1.2.1815Master's MateWilliam BorrowmanNBD184912.1814 - 1814Master's MateSamuel Berington (1797-?)NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1805 - 19.12.18051st Class VolunteerGeorge Pryse CampbellNBD18494.1808 - 4.18091st Class VolunteerAndrew Barclay (1793-1848)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.11.1805Battle of Cape Ortegal
1806In Warren's squadonBWAS-1714
6.1807Fitted as a receiving ship at ChathamBWAS-1714
7.1807Paid offBWAS-1714
8.1807Recommissioned as a guardhsip lying at the NoreBWAS-1714
9.1807Refit as a receiving ship completedBWAS-1714
9.1815Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1833Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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