San Josef

Nominal Guns114BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish First Rate ship of the line 'San José' (1783) (114)
ShipyardFerrol - Spain 3DECKS
ConstructorFrancisco Gautier (1733-1800)3DECKS
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1849BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck194' 3"Imperial Feet59.132 
Length of Keel156' 11 ½"Imperial Feet47.5615 
Length of Keel54' 3"Imperial Feet16.4783 
Depth in Hold24' 8"Imperial Feet7.366 
Burthen2,457Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck194' 3"Imperial Feet59.132 
Length of Keel156' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet47.5552 
Breadth54' 3"Imperial Feet16.4783 
Depth in Hold24' 3 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Draught Forward14' 3"Tons BM 
Draught Aft21' 3"Tons BM 
Burthen2,456 2494Tons BM 


12.1800Broadside Weight = 1169 Imperial Pound ( 530.1415 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 9-Pounder

8 Commanding Officers

28.12.1800 - 10.2.1801CaptainThomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)ODNB15.2.1811 - 5.3.1811CaptainAbel FerrisNAO24.2.1811 - 16.8.1811Acting CaptainJohn Bowker (1770-1847)NBD18493.3.1811 - 6.4.1812CaptainSir Richard King (2nd Baronet of Bellevue) (1774-1834)NAO5.1.1813 - 12.5.1813CaptainHenry Bourchier (1787-1852)NBD18497.1814 - 17.8.1814Acting CaptainEdward Barnard (1782-1863)NBD18496.8.1841 - 9.1844CaptainFrederick William Burgoyne (1778-1848)NBD184928.4.1848 - 31.12.1848Captain Thomas Maitland (1803-1878)W025

1 Flag Officer

17.1.1801 - 1.2.1801Rear-Admiral of the Red Horatio Nelson (1st Duke of Bronté in the Kingdom of Sicily) (1758-1805)NAO

12 Commissioned Officers

1801 - 1802LieutenantRichard KevernNBD18498.6.1803 - 1806First LieutenantJohn Bowker (1770-1847)NBD18491810 - 1811LieutenantJohn George Aplin (1790-1861)NBD18492.1811 - 4.1813LieutenantEdward Barnard (1782-1863)NAO4.1813 - 17.8.1814Flag LieutenantEdward Barnard (1782-1863)NAO12.5.1813 - 17.8.1814LieutenantSackville BurroughsNBD184926.11.1831 - 1831LieutenantJeffery Reid Amherst (d.1880)NBD18491.5.1833 - 5.9.1835LieutenantRobert Augustus Bradshaw (1800-?)NBD18492.12.1833 - 4.5.1836Flag LieutenantClaude Henry Mason Buckle (1803-1894)NBD184921.5.1840 - 1843LieutenantWilliam CampbellNBD184921.5.1840 - 16.9.1842First LieutenantHenry Hayward BuddNBD184922.5.1843 - 1845First LieutenantGeorge Stanway BourneNBD1849

3 Warrant Officers

23.12.1800 - 31.3.1803CarpenterWilliam Bunce (1750-1832)NAO17.1.1801 - 1.2.1801MasterThomas Atkinson (1767-1836)EWIKI11.2.1801 - 27.12.1801MasterWilliam McKinlayADM29-1

7 Petty Officers

5.3.1797 - 10.11.1797Master's MateThomas Coleman (1769-1815)NAO11.1801 - 7.1803MidshipmanPeregrine BowenBWAS-17141810MidshipmanJames BulkeleyNBD18491810 - 17.8.1814MidshipmanJames Richard Auchinleck (1791-1870)NBD18491.5.1810 - 13.2.1811Master's MateWilliam BranderNBD18497.1811MidshipmanRichard BudgenNBD18494.1813 - 17.8.1814MidshipmanWilliam Cuppage (d.1856)NBD1849

1 Crewman

11.17971st Class VolunteerWilliam Case Burbidge (1789-?)NBD1849

Service History

1837Converted to a training ShipB065


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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