Queen

13178
Nominal Guns74
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Queen' (1769) (90)
Acquired10.1811
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam Gray (d.1775)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up4.4.1821

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck177' 6"Imperial Feet53.9516 
Length of Keel144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Breadth49' 6"Imperial Feet14.9521 
Depth in Hold21' 9"Imperial Feet6.6294 
Draught Forward13' 8 ½"Tons BM 
Draught Aft19' 6"Tons BM 
Burthen1,876 7494Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1811 - 9.1814CaptainJohn ColvillBWAS-17149.1814 - 1815CaptainJohn CoodeBWAS-17141815 - 8.1816Captain James Walker (1764-1831)BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1814 - 1815Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCharles Vinicombe PenroseBWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.10.1812 - 1.2.1813First LieutenantRichard BastardNBD18491814LieutenantEdward BoysNBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1814 - 1815SurgeonGabriel JohnstonNA-ROA

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1811 - 9.1815Master's MateEmanuel Blight (1790-?)NBD18498.1814 - 12.1815MidshipmanEdward Joseph Bird (1798-1881)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1811Completed being cut done and refitted as a 74 at a cost of £29,719BWAS-1714
1812Channel serviceBWAS-1714
1813North SeaBWAS-1714
4.4.1821Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NA-ROAThe National Archive - Records of the Admiralty etc. Book
 

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