Nominal Guns98BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down7.4.1775BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDuke ClassBWAS-1793
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up30.7.1825BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck177' 5"Imperial Feet53.9512 
Length of Keel145' 5"Imperial Feet44.1988 
Breadth50' 1 ⅝"Imperial Feet15.2559 
Depth in Hold21' 2"Imperial Feet6.4516 
Draught Forward13' 3"Tons BM 
Draught Aft18' 9"Tons BM 
Burthen1,944 1794Tons BM 


1788Broadside 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

6.1790Broadside 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

24 Ship Commanders

22.10.1793 - 13.7.1794Captain Francis Pender: on board from 27.10.1793 ADM 6/24/276BWAS-17148.4.1794 - 7.7.1794Captain John Elphinstone (d.1802) Transfered ADM 6/25/27BWAS-17147.7.1794 - 23.10.1794Captain John Bourmaster (1736-1807): on board from 13.7.1794 ADM 6/25/47BWAS-171413.7.1794 - 30.9.1794Captain George Duff (1764-1805) TransferedBWAS-171411.10.1794 - 23.10.1794Captain George Hopewell Stephens (d.1819) ADM 6/25/94ADM 6/2523.10.1794 - 5.1.1795Captain Thomas Larcom (d.1804)ref:6765.1.1795 - 1.6.1795Captain Alexander Graeme (1741-1818): on board from 15.1.1795 ADM 6/25/121BWAS-17146.1795 - 9.1795Commander John EatonBWAS-17149.1795 - 12.1795Captain George Grey (d.1828)BWAS-171412.1795 - 4.1796Captain James Bowen (1751-1835)BWAS-171422.3.1796 - 24.2.1797CaptainSir George Home (7th Baronet of Blackadder) (1740-1803)BWAS-17141797 - 3.1799Captain James Brine (d.1814)BWAS-17143.1799 - 6.1801Captain Thomas Wells (1759-1811)BWAS-17146.1801 - 40.1820Captain John DraperBWAS-17141804Captain George Martin (1765-1847)ODNB8.1804 - 10.1804Captain William ChampainBWAS-171410.1804 - 5.1805Captain Charles CravenBWAS-171429.3.1805 - 17.5.1805Commander Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858) ADM 196/3/3NBD184918.5.1805 - 28.5.1805Captain Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858) Discharged ADM 196/3/3BWAS-17146.1805 - 7.1806Captain Samuel Warren (d.1839)BWAS-17147.1806 - 2.10.1807Captain William Albany OtwayBWAS-171410.1807 - 1809Captain Donald M'LeodBWAS-17141810 - 1811Lieutenant Richard Simmonds (d.1814)BWAS-17141812 - 6.1814Lieutenant Robert TyteBWAS-1714

6 Flag Officers

12.4.1794 - 8.1794Rear-Admiral George Keith Elphinstone (1745/46-1823): on board from 5.1794BWAS-171423.10.1794 - 6.7.1795Rear-Admiral of the Blue John Bourmaster (1736-1807) Transferedref:6769.1795 - 4.1796Rear-Admiral Hugh Cloberry Christian (1747-1798)BWAS-171410.1804 - 5.1805Vice-AdmiralSir John Orde (1751-1824)BWAS-17142.10.1807 - 28.4.1808Rear-Admiral of the Blue William Albany OtwayBWAS-171428.4.1808 - 1809Rear-Admiral of the White William Albany OtwayBWAS-1714

12 Commissioned Officers

1794First Lieutenant William Ogilvyref:9241794Second Lieutenant Andrew Todd (d.1803)ref:9241794Third Lieutenant Edward Ramageref:9241794Acting Fourth Lieutenant John Turner (d.1801)ref:9241794Fifth Lieutenant Thomas Alexander (d.1843)ref:9241794Sixth Lieutenant William Bainbridge (d.1803)SNForum1794Seventh Lieutenant Peter Ribouleau (d.1847)ADM 171/818.4.1794 - 1.1797Eighth Lieutenant Daniel Oliver Guion (1776-1811)PMD24.10.1794 - 11.1794LieutenantSir Thomas Brown (d.1851)NBD184924.11.1795 - 5.3.1796Lieutenant Francis William Austen (1774-1865) Transfered ADM 196/3/2ADM 1961804 - 1808Surgeon George Bellamy (1773-1863)ref:8471807Lieutenant John BrineNBD1849

9 Warrant Officers

1794Master Gregory Metcalferef:9241794Surgeon Peter Smithref:9241794Purser Charles Lowryref:9241794Gunner Benjamin Evansref:9241794Carpenter Russel Whiteref:9241794Boatswain George Rossref:9248.9.1794 - 6.8.1795Master Robert BlackADM 29-115.9.1795 - 23.11.1795Master William TatlockADM 29-113.4.1796 - 8.3.1801Master Richard NicholsonADM 29-1

7 Petty Officers

1794Midshipman John WilsonADM 171/81794Midshipman James DalrympleADM 171/81794 - 7.1794Midshipman Charles Adam (1780-1853)NBD18492.1797 - 1799Midshipman George BrineNBD18493.1797 - 11.4.1797Master's Mate William Pardoe (d.1861)NBD18495.1804 - 1.1808Midshipman James AtkinsNBD184921.6.1805 - 1.1808Midshipman Jonathon Butcher (1789-?)NBD1849

18 Crewmen

1794Supernumerary James McNicolADM 171/81794Able Seaman James MitchellADM 171/81794Able Seaman John DebenhamADM 171/81794Able Seaman George SimpsonADM 171/81794Ordinary Seaman Richard WindtADM 171/81794Ordinary Seaman William WhiteADM 171/81794Landman William LangfordADM 171/81794Landman Edward JonesADM 171/81794Landman H HavilandADM 171/81794Landman Nicholas HalloranADM 171/81794Landman William ShawADM 171/81794Captain's Servant John PowerADM 171/81794Captain's Servant Henry Thomas Davies (d.1868)ADM 171/81794Cook's Servant Richard SoperADM 171/81794Servant Israel RoseADM 171/89.7.1794 - 1794Able Seaman John Ballantyne (1775-?)NBD18491798 - 4.18001st Class Volunteer John BrineNBD18494.1804 - 8.18041st Class Volunteer George Bury (1790-?)NBD1849

3 Marines

1794Private, 29th Regiment of Foot James KilgroveADM 171/81794Ensign, 29th Regiment of Foot Patrick Hendersonref:9241794Captain, 29th Regiment of Foot William Jacquesref:924

Service History

10.1793Commissioned for Howe's fleetBWAS-1714
23.12.1793Completed at a cost of £57,790.9.5d plus £6,926 for fittingBWAS-1714
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
9.12.1795Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
4.1797Involved in the Spithead MutinyBWAS-1714
3.1798Involved in a MutinyBWAS-1714
10.1798Involved in a MutinyBWAS-1714

Sailed from Portsmouth

1.6.1799Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1800In the Channel FleetBWAS-1714
3.1.1801Started having her Poop cut down at PlymouthBWAS-1714
10.1.1801Completed having her Poop cut down at PlymouthBWAS-1714
4.1802Paid offBWAS-1714
2.1804Started fitting at ChathamBWAS-1714
4.1804Recommissioned for the Channel fleetBWAS-1714
4.1805Completed fitting at a cost of £13,560BWAS-1714
22.7.18053rd Battle of Cape Finisterre
4.1.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
27.9.1809Re-rated as a prison shipBWAS-1714
6.1814Paid of into ordinaryBWAS-1714
1815Converted to a powder hulkBWAS-1714
1819Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
30.7.1825Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1714


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