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Victory

17
Nominal Guns100BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.12.1758BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down23.7.1759BWAS-1714
Named30.10.1760BWAS-1714
Launched7.5.1765BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.3.1778BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Edward AllinBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1750-1767
BWAS-1714
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Still in Existance2019BWAS-1714
HMS Victory in Portsmouth

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck184' 0"Imperial Feet56.0832 
Length of Keel152' 6 ⅝"Imperial Feet46.3455 
Breadth51' 7 ½"Imperial Feet15.5575 
Depth in Hold21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 
Burthen2,162 5394Tons BM 

Armament


1765Broadside Weight = 1182 Imperial Pound ( 536.037 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck30 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

5.1778Broadside Weight = 1032 Imperial Pound ( 468.012 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

4.1779Broadside Weight = 1230 Imperial Pound ( 557.805 kg)W009
Lower Gun Deck30 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse8 British 12-Pound Carronade

1780Broadside Weight = 1182 Imperial Pound ( 536.037 kg)W009
Lower Gun Deck30 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1781Broadside Weight = 1292 Imperial Pound ( 585.922 kg)W009
Lower Gun Deck30 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

1783Broadside Weight = 1328 Imperial Pound ( 602.248 kg)W009
Lower Gun Deck30 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

1793Broadside Weight = 1250 Imperial Pound ( 566.875 kg)W009
Lower Gun Deck30 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

1803Broadside Weight = 1112 Imperial Pound ( 504.292 kg)W009
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

1805Broadside Weight = 1148 Imperial Pound ( 520.618 kg)W009
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 68-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.10.1815820Complement at the Battle of TrafalgarBWAS-1714

36 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.3.1778 - 28.5.1778Captain
Sir John LindsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1787
Transfered ADM 6/21/376
W009
13.5.1778 - 30.5.1780Captain
Jonathon FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1795
: on board from 28.5.1778 Transfered ADM 6/21/404
W009
20.3.1779 - 27.4.1780Captain
Henry ColinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1791
Transfered ADM 6/21/527
ADM 6/21
24.3.1779 - 5.5.1780First Captain
Richard KempenfeltBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1782
ADM 6/21/530
ADM 6/21
5.5.1780 - 17.4.1781Captain
Samuel Wittewronge ClaytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1795
: on board from 13.5.1780 Transfered ADM 6/22/125
W009
22.5.1780 - 8.9.1780First Captain
Richard KempenfeltBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1782
Transfered ADM 6/22/134
ADM 6/22
4.4.1781 - 23.11.1781Captain
John HoworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1799
: on board from 17.4.1781 ADM 6/22/272
ADM 6/22
14.11.1781 - 4.4.1782Captain
Henry CromwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1810
: on board from 23.11.1781 Transfered ADM 6/22/364
W009
9.4.1782 - 19.4.1782Captain
John BourmasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1804
W009
10.4.1782 - 14.11.1782First Captain
The Hon. John Leveson GowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1790
ADM 6/22/447
ADM 6/22
10.4.1782 - 6.12.1782Captain
Henry DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1782
: on board from 19.4.1782 Discharged ADM 6/22/449
W009
6.12.1782 - 9.12.1782Captain
Sir Roger CurtisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1810
W009
17.1.1783 - 15.1.1786Captain
Thomas ByardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1799
ADM 6/23/11
ADM 6/23
1.10.1787 - 10.5.1790Captain
Charles HopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1792
Transfered ADM 6/23/421
W009
13.5.1790 - 4.12.1795Captain
John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1810
ADM 6/24/29
W009
16.1.1791 - 7.6.1792Captain
John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1810
Transfered ADM 6/24/102
ADM 6/24
23.3.1791 - 1.2.1793First Captain
Sir Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
ADM 6/24/113
ADM 6/24
29.12.1792 - 1792Captain
John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1810
ADM 6/24/188
ADM 6/24
2.10.1795 - 4.12.1795First Captain
Robert CalderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1813
ADM 6/25/221
ADM 6/25
2.10.1795 - 1.4.1797Captain
George GreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1804
: on board from 4.12.1795 ADM 6/25/221
ADM 6/25
1.4.1797 - 21.6.1797Captain
Thomas SothebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1814
W009
21.6.1797 - 9.4.1803Captain
William CumingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1887
W009
9.4.1803 - 31.7.1803Captain
Samuel SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1805
W009
31.7.1803 - 13.1.1806Captain
Thomas Masterman HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1837
W009
28.1.1808 - 23.3.1808Captain
John Clarke SearleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1811
W009
23.3.1808 - 20.11.1808Captain
Philip DumaresqBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1814
W009
20.11.1808 - 20.3.1809Captain
John Clarke SearleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1811
W009
20.3.1809 - 18.12.1812Captain
Philip DumaresqBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1814
W009
19.12.1831 - 2.1833Captain
Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1854
W025
19.9.1839 - 9.1841Captain
Francis Erskine LochBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1862
W025
1844 - 23.9.1844Captain
Richard ArthurBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1853
NBD1849
3.12.1850 - 3.9.1851Captain
Francis Price BlackwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1851
W025
20.12.1853 - 19.3.1854Captain
Thomas MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1868
W025
20.3.1855 - 7.3.1856Captain
George Thomas GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1870
W025
7.3.1856 - 2.12.1856Captain
James Robert DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1826-1877
W025
21.8.1856 - 19.3.1859Captain
George Henry SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1831-1869
W025

25 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.3.1778 - 16.5.1778Admiral
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
ADM 6/24/106
W009
16.5.1778 - 18.10.1778Captain of the Fleet
John CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1790
ADM 6/21/411
ref:676
19.3.1779 - 18.5.1780Admiral of the White
Sir Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1762
† Discharged Dead ADM 107/1/204
W009
24.5.1780 - 27.8.1780Admiral of the White
Francis GearyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1780
Resigned
W009
26.9.1780 - 29.12.1780Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Francis William DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1787
W009
21.3.1781 - 31.5.1781Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
Transfered
W009
19.7.1781 - 8.1781Commodore
John ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1808
W009
10.9.1781 - 11.3.1782Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Richard KempenfeltBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1782
Transfered
W009
20.4.1782 - 14.11.1782Admiral of the Blue
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
ADM 6/24/138
W009
23.3.1791 - 1791Admiral of the White
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
ADM 6/24/113
ADM 6/24
6.5.1793 - 15.12.1794Vice-Admiral of the Red
Alexander Arthur HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
ADM 107/3/53
W009
1795 - 10.1795Rear-Admiral of the White
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1812
E-WIKI
10.1795 - 11.1795Vice-Admiral of the White
Robert LinzeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1801
W009
3.12.1795 - 30.3.1797Admiral of the Blue
John JervisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1806
W009
8.5.1803 - 23.5.1803Vice-Admiral of the BlueW00930.7.1803 - 23.4.1804Vice-Admiral of the BlueW00923.4.1804 - 21.10.1805Vice-Admiral of the WhiteNAO18.3.1808 - 9.12.1808Admiral
Sir James Saumarez (1st Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
W009
8.4.1809 - 12.1809Admiral
Sir James Saumarez (1st Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
W009
11.3.1810 - 3.12.1810Admiral
Sir James Saumarez (1st Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
W009
12.1810 - 3.1811Rear-Admiral
Sir Joseph Sydney YorkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
W009
2.4.1811 - 25.12.1811Admiral
Sir James Saumarez (1st Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
W009
14.4.1812 - 15.10.1812Admiral
Sir James Saumarez (1st Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
W009
17.4.1827 - 30.4.1830Admiral of the Blue
Sir Robert StopfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1830
ADM 196/68/191
ADM 196
7.1837 - 7.1842Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Duncombe Pleydall BouverieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1846
NBD1849

44 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1778 - 16.2.1779Sixth Lieutenant
Lord Robert MannersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1782
ADM 6/21/453
ODNB
16.2.1779 - 23.3.1779Fifth Lieutenant
Lord Robert MannersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1782
ADM 6/21/510
ODNB
29.9.1790 - 12.10.1790Seventh Lieutenant
Charles HareBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/24/72
ADM 6/24
13.10.1790 - 22.12.1790Sixth Lieutenant
Charles HareBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/24/77
ADM 6/24
13.10.1790 - 22.12.1790Seventh Lieutenant
Thomas SeccombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1795
ADM 6/24/77
ADM 6/24
18.10.1790 - 22.10.1790Eighth Lieutenant
Sir Harry Burrard-NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1795
Transfered ADM 6/24/79
ADM 6/24
27.10.1790 - 22.12.1790Eighth Lieutenant
George Henry TowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1805
ADM 6/24/82
ADM 6/24
23.12.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
John MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1795
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
23.12.1790Fourth Lieutenant
Charles HareBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
23.12.1790Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas SeccombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1795
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
23.12.1790 - 1790Sixth Lieutenant
James MacnamaraBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1814
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
23.12.1790 - 1790Seventh Lieutenant
Philip WilkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
23.12.1790 - 1790Eighth Lieutenant
Paul GodbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
24.12.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
Charles HareBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
24.12.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas SeccombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1795
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
24.12.1790 - 1790Fifth Lieutenant
George Henry TowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1805
ADM 6/24/96
ADM 6/24
1793 - 12.4.1794Lieutenant
Edward CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1799
ODNB
10.8.1793 - 12.1793Lieutenant
Peter RibouleauBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1846
NBD1849
11.9.1793 - 20.11.1793Lieutenant
Joseph BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1841
ref:616
1794 - 19.8.1794Lieutenant
James MoutrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1794
ref:607
10.1794 - 3.1797Second Lieutenant
Hugh DownmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1847
WWNH
10.4.1803 - 3.11.1805First Lieutenant
John QuilliamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
NAO
15.4.1803 - 1.1.1806Lieutenant
Andrew KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1824
NAO
1804 - 21.10.1805Lieutenant
George Miller BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1816
E-WIKI
1.8.1804 - 18.10.1804Acting Lieutenant
George BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1840
NBD1849
18.10.1804 - 1806Lieutenant
George BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1840
NBD1849
19.1.1805 - 29.12.1805Lieutenant
Alexander HillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1809
NAO
22.10.1805 - 25.2.1806Lieutenant
William ChasmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1821
NBD1849
1808 - 13.8.1812Lieutenant
George BrineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849
29.1.1808 - 27.3.1808Lieutenant
James Brown BoydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1808
ref:559
17.2.1808 - 2.4.1808Lieutenant
The Hon. Arthur Richard TurnourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1816
NBD1849
18.2.1808 - 6.4.1808Lieutenant
Henry WeekesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1808
ref:559
1.4.1808 - 5.4.1809Lieutenant
William BarnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1809
ref:559
6.7.1811 - 1812Lieutenant
John AdamsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1817
NBD1849
1.1824 - 28.8.1828Lieutenant
John Frederick ApplebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1838
NBD1849
12.10.1825 - 18.1.1828Lieutenant
James BurneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1835
NBD1849
12.6.1829 - 10.8.1829Lieutenant
Henry John CodringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1877
W033
17.11.1834 - 17.4.1835Lieutenant
Henry ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1846
NBD1849
28.2.1837 - 1837Third Lieutenant
William Case BurbidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1837
NBD1849
26.6.1837 - 2.1840Lieutenant
John BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1840
NBD1849
29.8.1837 - 9.12.1839Flag Lieutenant
Richard Hanmer BunburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1833-1839
NBD1849
1.8.1839 - 18.9.1841Lieutenant
John BarnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1841
NBD1849
8.9.1841 - 7.3.1842Flag Lieutenant
Frederick William Pleydell BouverieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1831-1842
NBD1849
2.6.1846 - 1848Lieutenant
Thomas BrydgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1848
NBD1849

11 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.8.1765 - 1765Purser
William DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1757-1765
ADM 6/20/84
ADM 6/20
20.12.1765 - 1765Boatswain
John BagwillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765
ADM 6/20/100
ADM 6/20
1781 - 8.1.1781Carpenter
Daniel ScarwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1781
ADM 6/22/225
ADM 6/22
1781 - 29.1.1781Master
John MadgshonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1786
Transfered ADM 6/22/240
ADM 6/22
1783 - 8.1.1783Surgeon
William ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Medic
Service 1747-1790
ref:918
31.5.1790 - 25.1.1812Gunner
William RiversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1812
NAO
9.4.1803 - 15.3.1805Carpenter
William BunceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1806
NAO
14.4.1803 - 15.1.1806Master
Thomas AtkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1806
NAO
31.12.1804 - 15.1.1806Physician
William BeattyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1806
NAO
29.3.1805 - 15.1.1705/6Boatswain
William WillmettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1706
NAO
1.9.1805 - 26.9.1806Carpenter
William BunceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1806
NAO

28 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
27.10.1787 - 11.1787Midshipman
Edward BraceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1843
WWNH
12.1790 - 3.1791Midshipman
George Ralph CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1820
ref:616
1795 - 3.7.1796Master's Mate
Thomas StainesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825
ODNB
2.1795 - 16.1.1796Midshipman
George BarnardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1840
NBD1849
1796 - 6.4.1804Midshipman
Arden AdderleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1846
NBD1849
29.5.1797 - 1797Midshipman
George BarnardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1840
NBD1849
1803 - 1804Midshipman
John BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1839
NBD1849
5.1803 - 21.10.1805Master's Mate
William ChasmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1821
NBD1849
5.1803 - 1804Midshipman
William BranderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
NBD1849
31.7.1803 - 1.8.1804Midshipman
George BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1840
NBD1849
1.6.1804 - 5.1.1806Coxswain
Robert BucklessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1806
NAO
28.8.1804Master's Mate
Alexander HillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1809
NAO
1805 - 10.1805Midshipman
John BarclayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1838
T-ROLL
8.1806 - 13.6.1808Master's Mate
James BanceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1841
NBD1849
3.1808 - 5.1809Midshipman
Alexander BuchananBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1828
NBD1849
4.1808 - 1.5.1812Midshipman
Charles BurrardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
4.1809 - 12.1810Midshipman
Andrew BarclayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1823
NBD1849
1810 - 6.7.1811Master's Mate
John AdamsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1817
NBD1849
1810 - 28.11.1811Midshipman
William Edward CurlewisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1841
NBD1849
3.1810 - 1811Midshipman
George ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1816
NBD1849
1811 - 20.11.1812Midshipman
Sackville BurroughsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1814
NBD1849
99.99.1819 - 4.1826Midshipman
Jonas Archer AbbottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1841
CSORN
1824Midshipman
John Elliot BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1820-1844
NBD1849
11.1824Midshipman
Edward Harris ButterfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1842
NBD1849
1.1826 - 1826Midshipman
Thomas Bourmaster BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1820-1847
NBD1849
1829 - 1830Midshipman
George Augustus BedfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1823-1843
NBD1849
1831 - 1832Master's Mate
John Elliot BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1820-1844
NBD1849
11.1833 - 17.11.1834Midshipman
Henry ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1846
NBD1849

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
11.5.1803 - 31.5.1804Able Seaman
Robert BucklessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1806
NAO
19.1.1804 - 27.8.1804Able Seaman
Alexander HillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1809
NAO
14.9.1805 - 18051st Class Volunteer
Henry LancasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849

2 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
14.4.1803 - 21.10.1805Captain of Marines
Charles William AdairBritish
Marine
Service 1782-1805
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1805Lieutenant of Marines
James Goodwin PeakeBritish
Marine
Service 1796-1805
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Service History


DateEventSource
7.5.1765Floated out of dock and placed in ordinary until 1778BWAS-1714
1769Completed at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £57748.1.7dBWAS-1714
1778Began fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
12.3.1778First CommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1778Completed fitting at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £13296.0.0dBWAS-1714
13.4.1778

Sailed from Chatham

BWAS-1714
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
17.2.1783

Paid off at Portsmouth .

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10.1787RecommissionedBWAS-1793
12.1787

Paid off at Portsmouth

BWAS-1793
12.1787Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1788Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £37523.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1788Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1789Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6451.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1790RecommissionedBWAS-1793
1.1791Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1791RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1791Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1792RecommissionedBWAS-1714
22.5.1793

Sailed for The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1714
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
11.1797Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1797RecommissionedBWAS-1714
12.1797

Recommissioned as a Hospital ship at Chatham

BWAS-1714
10.1799Paid offBWAS-1714
2.1800Began middling repair at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
4.1803RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1803Completed middling repair at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £70933.0.0dBWAS-1714
25.5.1803

Sailed for The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1714
28.5.1803Took the Frigate
L'Embuscade (32) 1798-1803
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
1.1806Paid offBWAS-1714
13.1.1806

Paid off at Chatham

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3.1806Began repairs at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
5.1806Completed repairs at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £9936.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.1808Recommissioned as a Second RateBWAS-1714
1.1808Refitted as a 98 gun Second Rate Ship of the LineBWAS-1793
1809

Evacuation of La Coruña

BWAS-1714
11.1812Paid offBWAS-1714
1813

Placed in ordinary at Portsmouth

BWAS-1714
3.1814Began large repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1714
1.1816Completed large repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £79772.0.0dBWAS-1714
2.1817Refitted as a 100 gun First Rate Ship of the LineBWAS-1793
6.1823Recommissioned as a guardshipBWAS-1714
1.1824Port commanders flagshipBWAS-1714
4.1830Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
 

Notes on Ship


The Battle of Trafalgar MusterW009

HMS Victory had a crew of 820 men commanded by Captain Thomas Masterman Hardy. There were 9 Commissioned Officers, 21 Midshipmen and 77 Non-commissioned Warrant and Petty Officers, the rest of the crew comprised of Able and Ordinary Seaman, Landsmen, Supernumeries and 31 boys.

Also within this complement was a detachment of 146 Royal Marines from the Chatham Division, commanded by Captain Charles Adair

Apart from the 700 English, Irish, Scots and Welsh, 18 different nationalities were represented on the Victory, at the Battle of Trafalgar.

She suffered some of the worst casualties of the Allied Fleet at the battle with 57 of her crew killed or dying of their wounds a few days later, and a further 102 wounded.



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif Winfield, Book
W009HMS VictoryUnknown, Web Site
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP. Davis, Web Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'Brien, Digital Book
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVarious, Web Site
ADM 196ADM 196 1756-1966 Admiralty: Officers' Service Records (Series III) Document
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University Press, Web Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas Tracy, Book
ref:607Navy Records Online Web Site
WWNHWho's who in naval historyJoseph F. Callo, Alastair Wilson, Book
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion Purnell, Web Site
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald Deschenes, Web Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ref:918The London Medical Journal vol 4 (1784) Book
T-ROLLThe Trafalgar RollUnknown, Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner-Smith, Robert L. DiNardo, David Syrett, Web Site
ref:716HMS Victory Pocket Manual 1805Peter Goodwin, Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif Winfield, Book
 

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