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Boyne

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Nominal Guns98BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.1.1783BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.11.1783BWAS-1714
Named27.1.1783BWAS-1714
Launched27.6.1790BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassBoyne Class (1783)BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Burnt1.5.1795BWAS-1714

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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
1790750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
18.8.1790 - 10.1.1791Captain
George BowyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1799
: on board from 26.8.1790 ADM 6/24/61
BWAS-1714
25.12.1792 - 4.11.1793Captain
William Albany OtwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1814
ADM 6/24/187
BWAS-1714
1.11.1793 - 1.5.1795Captain
George GreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1804
ADM 6/24/279
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.11.1793 - 1.5.1795Vice-Admiral of the Blue
John JervisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1806
BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.8.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
James KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1790
ADM 6/24/61
ADM 6/24
18.8.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
George DaveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1796
ADM 6/24/61
ADM 6/24
18.8.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
George MackayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1805
ADM 6/24/61
ADM 6/24
18.8.1790 - 1790Fifth Lieutenant
William MaloneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1801
ADM 6/24/61
ADM 6/24
18.8.1790 - 1790Sixth Lieutenant
Thomas TrailBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/24/61
ADM 6/24
18.8.1790 - 1790Seventh Lieutenant
Robert YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1798
ADM 6/24/61
ADM 6/24
28.9.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
Adrian RenouBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1794
ADM 6/24/71
ADM 6/24
12.1792 - 1793Lieutenant
Charles WollastonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1841
NBD1849
1793 - 15.5.1793Lieutenant
The Hon. Arthur TurnourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1790
TGM
1793 - 19.3.1794Fourth Lieutenant
Richard BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
WWNH
11.1793 - 9.1.1794Acting Lieutenant
William Gordon RutherfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1807
NAO
1.1794 - 5.1794Lieutenant
Charles OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1857
9.1.1794 - 7.1794Lieutenant
William Gordon RutherfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1807
NAO
29.1.1794 - 9.3.1794Lieutenant
Henry William BayntunBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1837
ref:616

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1793 - 19.1.1794Midshipman
Edward BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1821
ref:616
1794Midshipman
Charles Philip Butler BatemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1910
NBD1849

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Able Seaman
James BathBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
Edward JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Ordinary Seaman
William MidgeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Ordinary Seaman
Thomas PollardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1795Able Seaman
James WheelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1790Commissioned for the Spanish ArmamentBWAS-1714
21.11.1790Completed at a cost of £59,043 including fittingBWAS-1714
12.1792RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.6.1793Took the Privateer
Le Guidelou (20) 1793-1793
French 20 Gun
Privateer
in the Channel
BWAS-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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