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Royal George

19
Nominal Guns100BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.3.1782BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1784BWAS-1714
Named11.9.1783BWAS-1714
Launched16.9.1788BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassRoyal George Class (1782)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Edward HuntBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1731-1740
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John NelsonBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1776-1790
BWAS-1714
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up2.1822BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck190' 0"Imperial Feet57.912 
Length of Keel156' 2 ⅜"Imperial Feet47.5583 
Breadth52' 5 ½"Imperial Feet15.8623 
Depth in Hold22' 4"Imperial Feet6.7564 
Draught Forward14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Draught Aft19' 5"Imperial Feet5.8053 
Burthen2,286 3494Tons BM 

Armament


16.9.1788Broadside Weight = 1068 Imperial Pound ( 484.338 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782850Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1789Captain
Richard Goodwin KeatsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1825
ADM 6/23/532
ADM 6/23
10.5.1790 - 31.12.1790Captain
Thomas PringleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1801
ADM 6/24/26
BWAS-1714
14.6.1793 - 9.1800Captain
William DomettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1819
ADM 6/24/246
BWAS-1714
21.12.1796 - 1796First Captain
Charles Morice PoleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1830
ADM 6/26/53
ADM 6/26
9.1800 - 1801Captain
Robert OtwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1837
BWAS-1714
1801 - 4.1802Captain
John Child PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1812
BWAS-1714
6.1806 - 1806Commander
Charles GillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1815
BWAS-1714
8.1806 - 1808Captain
Richard Dalling DunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
BWAS-1714
1.1811 - 1812Captain
John ClavellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1838
BWAS-1714
1812 - 2.1813Captain
Thomas Francis Charles MainwaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1813
BWAS-1714
16.4.1812 - 6.5.1812Captain
Andrew KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1824
NAO
2.1813 - 7.1814Captain
William CumingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1887
BWAS-1714

7 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1793 - 5.5.1793Vice-Admiral of the Red
Alexander Arthur HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
Transfered ADM 107/3/53
BWAS-1714
1796 - 1797Admiral of the Fleet
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
ADM 107/3/138
BWAS-1714
8.12.1796 - 1796Admiral of the White
Lord Alexander Arthur Hood (1st Baron Briport [GB])British
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
ADM 6/26/53
BWAS-1714
9.1800 - 1801Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
BWAS-1714
8.1806 - 1808Vice-Admiral of the White
John Thomas DuckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1817
BWAS-1714
1.1811 - 1812Rear-Admiral of the White
Sir Thomas WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1830
BWAS-1714
1812Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Francis PickmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1801
BWAS-1714

26 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1789Lieutenant
Jemmett MainwaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1790
ADM 6/23/532
ADM 6/23
28.9.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
Daniel DobreeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1802
ADM 6/24/71
ADM 6/24
28.9.1790 - 1790Sixth Lieutenant
Henry BarwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1812
ADM 6/24/71
ADM 6/24
2.1793 - 21.2.1794First Lieutenant
John CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1794
E-WIKI
1794Lieutenant
John WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1858
ADM 171/8
1794Lieutenant
Sir Archibald Collingwood DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1816
TNC
1794Second Lieutenant
Thomas IrelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1791
TNC
1794Third Lieutenant
John BazelyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1814
TNC
1794 - 5.1794Fourth Lieutenant
James NewmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
TNC
1794Fifth Lieutenant
Alexander WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1794
TNC
1794Sixth Lieutenant
Henry Richard GlynnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1811
TNC
1794 - 1.6.1794Eighth Lieutenant
George HeighamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
† Discharged Dead
TNC
24.2.1794 - 2.7.1794First Lieutenant
John DraperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1820
ADM 6/25/14
ADM 6/25
1.11.1796 - 11.18001st Class Volunteer
John BulfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1815
NBD1849
1798 - 1801Lieutenant
Francis BeaumanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1841
NBD1849
9.9.1798 - 14.9.1798Acting Lieutenant
John QuilliamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
NAO
21.5.1800 - 7.6.1800Acting Lieutenant
Thomas FifeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
NAO
23.8.1800 - 31.10.1800Lieutenant
Thomas ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1806
NAO
19.6.1806 - 1806First Lieutenant
Charles AnthonyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
NBD1849
24.9.1806 - 24.11.1806Lieutenant
Thomas BevisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1829
NBD1849
14.5.1811 - 23.8.1811Lieutenant
William KellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1811
NBD1849
16.9.1811 - 10.11.1812Lieutenant
James BrasierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1837
NBD1849
1812 - 7.1814Lieutenant
William CarletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1856
NBD1849
25.3.1813 - 1813Lieutenant
George InglisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1813
NBD1849
9.4.1813 - 10.7.1813Acting Lieutenant
John Beddingfield KnockerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1814
NBD1849
10.7.1813 - 11.1813Lieutenant
John Beddingfield KnockerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1814
NBD1849

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1790 - 23.12.1790Surgeon
John FidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Medic
Service 1770-1790
ADM 6/24/97
ADM 6/24
30.6.1790 - 31.12.1790Chaplain
Samuel ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1790-1802
ADM 29-1
1794Master
John BamboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
TNC
1794 - 1.6.1794Surgeon
Richard ShepherdBritish
Naval Sailor
Medic
Service 1776-1794
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25.7.1794 - 2.4.1799Master
Thomas LoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1799
ADM 29-1
3.11.1800 - 2.1801Master
John FryerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1812

15 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Master's Mate
Charles RichardsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1847
ADM 171/8
3.10.1794 - 1795Midshipman
William CooteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1840
ADM 171/8
1795Quartermaster's Mate
William BurkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8
19.11.1796 - 12.7.1797Master's Mate
Edward Nathaniel GreenswordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1842
IPC
2.1797 - 3.1797Master's Mate
William PardoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1830
NBD1849
1.7.1797 - 7.1799Midshipman
George BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1840
NBD1849
3.1798 - 1800Midshipman
James CrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
NBD1849
6.1798 - 1798Midshipman
John William AndrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1846
NBD1849
9.1799 - 27.10.1799Midshipman
Samuel BromleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1812
NBD1849
1800Master's Mate
Flowers BeckettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
NBD1849
8.4.1800 - 13.5.1800Master's Mate
Thomas FifeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
NAO
1806 - 24.9.1806Midshipman
Thomas BevisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1829
NBD1849
6.1806 - 28.7.1806Midshipman
William WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1846
NBD1849
9.1806 - 3.1807Midshipman
Adam CuppageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1830
NBD1849
1.1807 - 1808Midshipman
John BulfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1815
NBD1849

37 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Able Seaman
Ralph JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
Robert LowthianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1799
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
William MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
John BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
William BuckstellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
William BurkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
James ShawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
Dennis F HainsselinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794 - 1795Able Seaman
Henry BrewerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8
1794Ordinary Seaman
James WoodwackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Ordinary Seaman
Samuel PembridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Ordinary Seaman
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794 - 1795Ordinary Seaman
Edward BurtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1847
ADM 171/8
1794Secretary
John HendersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
John HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Daniel BrannonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
John WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Robert BurkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
John RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
James RowlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
William SandersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Robert ScarlettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Emanuel FletcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
John SharpeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
John GreensladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Simon StoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Francis SweenyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794 - 1795Landman
William CorneliusBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8
1794Admiral's Servant
John PalmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
John ThorntonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
John SimmonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Lieutenant's Servant
Thomas ShuteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Servant
Henry BooteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Boy
Joseph BoramBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Quarter Gunner
John TozerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Boy
James GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1795Landman
Francis AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
17942nd Lieutenant , 2nd Regiment of Foot
Andrew PilkingtonBritish
Soldier
Service 1794
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
17.10.1785"This day the shipwrights employed upon the Prince George, of 110 guns, building in this dock-yard, completed her frame, and she is now to remain in her present state for a twelvemonth, for her timbers to season."TIMES
4.1790Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £51799.5.7dBWAS-1714
4.1790Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
14.4.1790Sailed for Plymouth to fit for Channel serviceBWAS-1714
5.1790Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £10089.12.0dBWAS-1714
2.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
1797Spithead MutinyBWAS-1714
7.4.1799

Sailed from Portsmouth

TNC
2.7.1799Attack on Aix Roads
4.1802Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1805Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
6.1806RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1806Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
19.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles
1.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles
1.1811RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1811Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.1811Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
17.11.1811Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
7.1814Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
2.1822Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Stephen Matthews on Tuesday 15th of December 2020 02:57

John Tozer, Quarter Gunner noted as Petty Officer on this page, served on the Royal George at the Glorious 1st June (1794) and also the Battle of Groix (23 June 1795).

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