Nominal Guns98BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down4.11.1783BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassBoyne ClassBWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck182' 0"Imperial Feet55.4736 
Length of Keel149' 8"Imperial Feet45.4193 
Breadth50' 4 ⅝"Imperial Feet15.2559 
Depth in Hold21' 9"Imperial Feet6.6294 
Draught Forward14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Draught Aft19' 1"Imperial Feet5.794 
Burthen2,020 9094Tons BM 


1790Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 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 6-Pounder

1792Broadside 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

3 Ship Commanders

18.8.1790 - 10.1.1791Captain George Bowyer (1740-1800): on board from 26.8.1790 ADM 6/24/61BWAS-171425.12.1792 - 4.11.1793Captain William Albany Otway ADM 6/24/187BWAS-17141.11.1793 - 1.5.1795Captain George Grey (d.1828) ADM 6/24/279BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer

5.11.1793 - 1.5.1795Vice-Admiral of the Blue John Jervis (1734/35-1823)BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers

18.8.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant James King ADM 6/24/61ADM 6/2418.8.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant George Davey (d.1829) ADM 6/24/61ADM 6/2418.8.1790 - 1790Acting Fourth Lieutenant George Mackay ADM 6/24/61ADM 6/2418.8.1790 - 1790Fifth Lieutenant William Malone ADM 6/24/61ADM 6/2418.8.1790 - 1790Sixth Lieutenant Thomas Trail ADM 6/24/61ADM 6/2418.8.1790 - 1790Seventh Lieutenant Robert Young ADM 6/24/61ADM 6/2428.9.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant Adrian Renou (d.1805) ADM 6/24/71ADM 6/2412.1792 - 1793Lieutenant Charles Wollaston (1777-1845)NBD18491793 - 15.5.1793LieutenantThe Hon. Arthur Turnour (1762-1793)TGM1793 - 19.3.1794Acting Fourth Lieutenant Richard Bowen (1761-1797)WWNH11.1793 - 9.1.1794Acting Lieutenant William Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO1.1794 - 5.1794Lieutenant Charles Ogle (1775-1858)9.1.1794 - 7.1794Lieutenant William Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO29.1.1794 - 9.3.1794Lieutenant Henry William Bayntun (1766-1840)ref:616

2 Petty Officers

1793 - 19.1.1794Midshipman Edward Berry (1768-1831)ref:6161794Midshipman Charles Philip Butler Bateman (1776-?)NBD1849

5 Crewmen

1794Able Seaman James BathADM 171/81794Able Seaman Edward JohnsonADM 171/81794Ordinary Seaman Thomas PollardADM 171/81794Ordinary Seaman William MidgeleyADM 171/81795Able Seaman James WheelerADM 171/8

Service History

8.1790Commissioned for the Spanish ArmamentBWAS-1714
21.11.1790Completed at a cost of £59,043 including fittingBWAS-1714
1.6.1793Took the Privateer Le Guidelou (20) in the ChannelBWAS-1714
26.11.1793Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
3.1794Present at the capture of MartiniqueBWAS-1714
4.1794Present at the capture of GuadeloupeBWAS-1714
1.5.1795Burnt by accident at Spithead. Eleven people were killedBWAS-1714


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