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Ville de Paris

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Nominal Guns110BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.1.1788BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.7.1789BWAS-1793
Named26.9.1788BWAS-1793
Launched7.7.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned17.9.1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1795
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Edward SisonBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1780-1793
BWAS-1793
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.6.1845BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck190' 2 ½"Imperial Feet57.9247 
Length of Keel156' 1 ½"Imperial Feet47.5615 
Breadth53' 2 ½"Imperial Feet16.1671 
Depth in Hold22' 2 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Draught Forward14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Draught Aft18' 4"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen2,351 2294Tons BM 

Armament


10.1796Broadside Weight = 1340 Imperial Pound ( 607.69 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 12-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1796837 BWAS-1793

24 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1796 - 7.1.1797Captain
Walter LockeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
ref:559
7.1.1797 - 13.2.1797Captain
Alexander HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1795
ref:559
13.2.1797 - 30.6.1798Captain
Robert CalderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1813
BWAS-1793
1799Captain
George GreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1804
BWAS-1793
3.1799 - 8.1799Commander
Walter BathurstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
BWAS-1793
4.1800 - 1801Captain
Sir Thomas Troubridge (1st Baronet of Plymouth)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1794
BWAS-1793
8.10.1800 - 16.10.1800Captain
Michael SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1818
ref:559
1801 - 1802Captain
John SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1813
BWAS-1793
4.1803 - 6.1803Captain
Tristram Roberts RickettsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1815
BWAS-1793
6.1803 - 2.1804Captain
William DomettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1819
BWAS-1793
2.1804 - 1804Captain
Thomas Le Marchant GosselinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1841
BWAS-1793
3.1804 - 1805Captain
John WhitbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1805
BWAS-1793
10.1804 - 1805Captain
William ChampainBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1807
BWAS-1793
2.1806 - 7.1806Captain
George AldhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1806
BWAS-1793
7.1806 - 8.1806Captain
Henry GarrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1833
BWAS-1793
5.1807 - 1808Captain
Alan Hyde GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1814
BWAS-1793
1808 - 1.1809Captain
Harry Burrard NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1814
BWAS-1793
1.1809 - 4.1809Captain
John Surman CardenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1855
BWAS-1793
4.1809 - 1811Captain
Richard ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1813
BWAS-1793
27.9.1810 - 21.10.1810Acting Captain
Francis BeaufortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1847
NBD1849
1811 - 1812Captain
George John HoneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1812
BWAS-1793
1812Captain
George BurltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1802
BWAS-1793
1813 - 1814Captain
Charles JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
BWAS-1793
1815 - 8.1815Captain
Robert JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1847
BWAS-1793

13 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1797 - 6.1799Admiral of the Blue
Lord John Jervis (1st Earl St. Vincent)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1806
Resigned
BWAS-1793
4.1800 - 4.1801Admiral of the White
Lord John Jervis (1st Earl St. Vincent)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1806
BWAS-1793
1801Admiral of the Blue
The Hon. William CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1807
BWAS-1793
9.7.1803 - 1805Admiral of the Blue
The Hon. William CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1807
TRN5
3.1804 - 1805Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Charles Edmund NugentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1833
BWAS-1793
10.1804 - 1805Vice-Admiral of the White
Charles Edmund NugentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1833
BWAS-1793
5.1807 - 1808Admiral of the White
Lord Alan Gardner (1st Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
BWAS-1793
1808 - 1.1809Admiral of the Blue
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
BWAS-1793
14.11.1808 - 10.12.1808Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Robert StopfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1830
Transfered ADM 196/68/191
ADM 196
15.4.1809 - 7.3.1810Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-17931811 - 1812Rear-Admiral
Thomas Francis FremantleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1819
BWAS-1793
1813 - 1814Rear-Admiral of the Red
Harry Burrard NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1814
BWAS-1793
1815Admiral of the White
Sir George Keith Elphinstone (1st Viscount Keith)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1815
BWAS-1793

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1796 - 15.12.1796Acting Lieutenant
George HoadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796
ref:559
11.1796 - 3.1797Lieutenant
Thomas CowanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1802
ref:559
3.1797 - 26.7.1797First Lieutenant
Hugh DownmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1847
WWNH
3.1797 - 5.1801Flag Lieutenant
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1810
NBD1849
4.3.1797 - 30.3.1797Lieutenant
Robert BustardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1797
ref:559
6.7.1798 - 19.7.1800Lieutenant
James KatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1841
Discharged ADM 196/5/1
ADM 196
23.10.1798 - 1.5.1802First Lieutenant
John JoyceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1812
ref:559
16.4.1802 - 27.1.1804Lieutenant
James AtwaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1834
NBD1849
10.5.1803 - 22.1.1806Lieutenant
Thomas Edward SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1845
NBD1849
10.5.1803 - 4.3.1805First Lieutenant
Francis BeaumanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1841
NBD1849
16.2.1806 - 12.1806Lieutenant
Matthew YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1839
NBD1849
27.5.1807 - 8.8.1808Fifth Lieutenant
William KellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1811
NBD1849
1809 - 7.3.1810Flag Lieutenant
George BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1840
NBD1849
11.4.1809 - 11.1809Lieutenant
William WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1846
NBD1849
6.1809 - 14.11.1810Acting Lieutenant
John WillisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1816
NBD1849
25.11.1809 - 1810Lieutenant
John M'DougalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1863

Confirmed 3.1.1810
ref:1059
28.1.1810 - 22.8.1810Acting Lieutenant
Gilbert Dutton KennicottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1846
NBD1849
17.1.1811 - 1812Lieutenant
John WillisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1816
NBD1849
3.1813 - 3.11.1813Lieutenant
Henry BoyesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1843
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1803 - 22.5.1803Master
John PikeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1803
ADM 29-1

15 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1797 - 20.11.1798Master's Mate
James BrockmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1830
NBD1849
31.3.1797 - 11.4.1797Midshipman
Charles CobbeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1811
5.1798 - 1799Midshipman
David BoydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1815
NBD1849
7.1801 - 16.4.1802Midshipman
James AtwaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1834
NBD1849
9.1803 - 24.11.1804Master's Mate
Samuel WaltersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1815
ref:574
1804Midshipman
William Baker StrugnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1830
NBD1849
1804 - 11.3.1805Midshipman
William Henry BoyceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1813
NBD1849
1805 - 13.2.1806Midshipman
Matthew YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1839
NBD1849
1808 - 1809Midshipman
Edward BiddulphBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1823
NBD1849
11.1809 - 1811Midshipman
John BranfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1820
NBD1849
1810 - 6.1810Midshipman
Joseph CammelleriBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1851
NBD1849
9.10.1810 - 20.3.1811Midshipman
George CoulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1834
PMD
1812Midshipman
Thomas BunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1860
NBD1849
1813 - 8.1814Midshipman
Edward Joseph BirdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1875
NBD1849
3.3.1814 - 1815Midshipman
William BurtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1835
NBD1849

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
14.5.1800 - 22.5.1800Able Seaman
Thomas FifeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
NAO
5.1806 - 11.18061st Class Volunteer
William Nettleton BoyceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1843
NBD1849
20.6.1807 - 18081st Class Volunteer
Charles George ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1844
NBD1849
4.9.1810 - 8.10.1810Able Seaman
George CoulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1834
PMD

Service History


DateEventSource
17.9.1796Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £78830.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1796CommissionedBWAS-1793
18.3.1797Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1.1799Sailed homeBWAS-1793
3.1799Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
8.1799Sailed homeBWAS-1793
4.1800In the ChannelBWAS-1793
5.1802Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1802Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £4031.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1803RecommissionedBWAS-1793
16.8.1803Took the Lugger
Le Messager (6) 1803-1803
French 6 Gun
Privateer Lugger
BG
1804In the ChannelBWAS-1793
8.1806Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1807RecommissionedBWAS-1793
7.1807Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £39289.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.1809At CorunnaBWAS-1793
22.2.1809Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
12.1812Began repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
2.1813Completed repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £19718.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.1814Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
8.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 112 gun First Rate
8.1825fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.6.1845Broken up at PembrokeBWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 4th of February 2018 10:04

Circa 30 Jun 1804 on Tuesday se'nnight, the Committee of the Patriotic Fund, presented a sword to Capt Watt, RN, for his son, Lieut Watt, of the Ville de Paris, absent on active service.


Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 12th of September 2017 18:01

1 Sep 1800 Lieutenant-Colonel Flight, of HM Marine Forces, has been appointed Adjutant-General of the Channel Fleet, and in consequence has taken post on board the Ville de Paris, the flag ship of the Commander in Chief.


Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 12th of September 2017 17:52

Circa 1 Sep 1800 J. Sedgewick, Esq. one of the Clerks of the Admiralty, is appointed Purser of the Ville de Paris110.


Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 28th of August 2017 13:58

Circa 24 Jan 1802 Mr. John Clark, Carpenter of his Majesty's ship London, is appointed to the Ville de Paris, in the room of Mr. John Praid?, Carpenter, deceased.
Circa 24 Apr 1802 James Irwin. First Lieutenant of the Ville de Paris, is promoted to the rank of Commander.

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