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Saint George

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Nominal Guns98BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.7.1774BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down8.1774BWAS-1714
Named23.8.1774BWAS-1714
Launched4.10.1785BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDuke Class (1771)BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked24.12.1811BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck177' 6"Imperial Feet53.9516 
Length of Keel145' 2"Imperial Feet44.1971 
Breadth50' 3"Imperial Feet15.3162 
Depth in Hold21' 2"Imperial Feet6.4516 
Draught Forward12' 8"Tons BM 
Draught Aft17' 10"Tons BM 
Burthen1,949 7094Tons BM 

Armament


1785Broadside 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
1790750EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1794738EstablishmentBWAS-1714

21 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.7.1790 - 20.12.1790Captain
Sir George CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
ADM 6/24/52
BWAS-1714
26.3.1791 - 4.9.1791Captain
John Samuel SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1796
: on board from 29.3.1791 ADM 6/24/112
BWAS-1714
3.9.1791 - 1.12.1792Captain
Thomas HickesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1801
: on board from 4.9.1791 Transfered ADM 6/24/133
BWAS-1714
1.12.1792 - 8.2.1793Captain
Sir Thomas ByardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1799
Transfered ADM 6/24/182
BWAS-1714
2.1793Captain
William Hancock KellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1810
BWAS-1714
11.2.1793 - 1.1796Captain
Thomas FoleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1830
ADM 6/24/208
BWAS-1714
1.1796 - 4.1798Captain
Shuldham PeardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
BWAS-1714
5.1798 - 3.1799Captain
John HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1821
BWAS-1714
3.1799 - 1.1801Captain
Sampson EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1794
BWAS-1714
2.1801 - 3.1801Captain
George EyreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1825
BWAS-1714
3.1801 - 8.1801Captain
Thomas Masterman HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1837
ODNB
8.1801 - 11.1801Captain
Henry NichollsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
BWAS-1714
11.1801 - 4.1802Captain
Lennox ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1803
BWAS-1714
4.1802 - 7.1803Captain
William Granville LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
BWAS-1714
11.1804 - 12.1805Captain
The Hon. Michael de CourcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
BWAS-1714
12.1805 - 27.4.1808Captain
Thomas HoarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1825
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5.1808 - 10.1808Captain
Edward Snyd ClayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1714
10.1808 - 7.1809Captain
James HillyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1714
7.1809 - 8.1809Commander
Thomas WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1714
9.1809 - 1810Captain
Joseph JamesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1815
BWAS-1714
4.1810 - 24.12.1811Captain
Daniel Oliver GuionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1797
BWAS-1714

12 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.3.1791 - 2.9.1791Rear-Admiral of the Red
Sir Richard KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1805
BWAS-1714
4.9.1791 - 8.1792Rear-Admiral of the Red
Sir Richard KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1805
Transfered
BWAS-1714
22.2.1794 - 28.2.1795Rear-Admiral
John GellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1805
BWAS-1714
1.3.1795 - 17.1.1796Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
BWAS-1714
18.1.1796 - 9.3.1798Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Charles ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1799
BWAS-1714
1.2.1801 - 29.3.1801Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-17142.4.1801 - 19.6.1801Vice-Admiral of the BlueNA-ROA1808Rear-Admiral
Thomas SothebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1814
BWAS-1714
5.1808 - 10.1808Rear-Admiral
Eliab HarveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
BWAS-1714
5.1809 - 9.1809Rear-Admiral
Francis PickmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1801
BWAS-1714
28.4.1810 - 31.7.1810Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Robert Carthew ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1791
BWAS-1714
31.7.1810 - 24.12.1811Rear-Admiral of the Red
Robert Carthew ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1791
BWAS-1714

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.8.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
Sampson MichellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1790
ADM 6/24/60
ADM 6/24
30.9.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
Andrew CongaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1810
ADM 6/24/72
ADM 6/24
30.9.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
John DeaconBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1790
ADM 6/24/72
ADM 6/24
26.10.1790 - 1790Sixth Lieutenant
John ClelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1798
ADM 6/24/82
ADM 6/24
7.1.1794 - 17.1.1796Lieutenant
Christopher LarocheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1807
Transfered ADM 196/5/1
ADM 196
1795Lieutenant
Robert HoneymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1847
ADM 171/8
1795Lieutenant
John Wentworth LoringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1837
ADM 171/8
5.4.1799 - 1801Lieutenant
Richard KevernBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1827
NBD1849
14.11.1800 - 24.11.1800Acting Lieutenant
Buckland Stirling BluettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1815
NBD1849
2.3.1808 - 7.5.1808Lieutenant
James BrasierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1837
NBD1849

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.2.1793 - 26.7.1795Master
Thomas BellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1799
ADM 29-1
1795 - 18.7.1795Surgeon
William WoodruffeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1795
TGM
26.7.1795 - 1796Master
John FryerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1812
30.1.1796 - 9.3.1798Master
William McKinlayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1801
ADM 29-1
1.6.1798 - 10.2.1801Master
William McKinlayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1801
ADM 29-1
1.2.1801 - 1803Master
Thomas AtkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1806
E-WIKI

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1787 - 12.1793Midshipman
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1810
NBD1849
2.1793Midshipman
William PardoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1830
NBD1849
1795Midshipman
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1801
ADM 171/8
1795Midshipman
Thomas DenchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
ADM 171/8
1795Steward
Andrew WoodmasonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1847
ADM 171/8
1801 - 27.7.1802Midshipman
George BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1840
NBD1849

9 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
4.9.1781 - 5.2.1782Able Seaman
William Gordon RutherfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1807
NAO
2.1793 - 4.1793Captain's Servant
William KellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1811
NBD1849
1795Able Seaman
William EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
1795Able Seaman
George ShirleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
1795Servant
John CheverallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
ADM 171/8
1795Boy
George GriffithsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
1795Boy
William LyonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
1795Boy
Charles MattersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
11.3.1801 - 3.1803Able Seaman
Simon Edward AntramBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
NBD1849

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1795Sergeant, 25th Regiment of Foot
John WardBritish
Marine
Soldier
Service 1694-1847
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1787Commissioned, but no captain appointedBWAS-1714
12.1787Paid off imcompleteBWAS-1714
7.1790Recommissioned for the Spanish ArmamentBWAS-1714
11.9.1790Completed at a cost of £50,605.16.6d plus £3,970 for fittingBWAS-1714
20.12.1790

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.9.1791Paid offADM 51
13.2.1793Paid offADM 51
5.4.1793Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
14.4.1793Took the 20-gun privateer General Dumourier in company with other ships off FinisterreBWAS-1714
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
18.1.1797Grounded in the Cachop Shoal but refloated and repaired at LisbonBWAS-1714
7.1797Involved in MutinyBWAS-1714
9.3.1798

Paid off at Chatham

BWAS-1714
5.1798Recommissioned for Channel serviceBWAS-1714
7.1798Completed refitting at Chatham at a cost of £18,239BWAS-1714
28.1.1799

Sailed from Portsmouth

TNC
7.4.1799

Sailed from Portsmouth

TNC
1.6.1799Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1800Service in the ChannelBWAS-1714
1801Service in the BalticBWAS-1714
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
12.1801Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
7.1803Returned ot Plymouth and paid offBWAS-1714
4.1804Began a middling repair and refit at PlymouthBWAS-1714
11.1804Recommissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
2.1805Completed middling repair and refit at a cost of £42,853BWAS-1714
9.1805Recommissioned for Channel serviceBWAS-1714
2.1810Started refitting at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
4.1810Completed refitting at a cost of £12,102BWAS-1714
24.12.1811Wrecked of Rongkobing, Jutland with over 730 losses. Only 11 survivors.BWAS-1714

 

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