Queen Charlotte

Nominal Guns100
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down10.1805
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)
ConstructorRobert John Nelson
CategoryFirst Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up12.1.1892


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck190' 0 ½"Imperial Feet57.9247 
Length of Keel156' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet47.5679 
Breadth52' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet15.8687 
Depth in Hold22' 4"Imperial Feet6.7564 
Draught Forward16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Draught Aft19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Burthen2,288 6094Tons BM 


1813Broadside Weight = 1104 Imperial Pound ( 500.664 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

2 Commanding Officers

3.7.1816 - 10.1816CaptainSir Charles Brisbane (1769-1829)ref:61615.5.1818 - 2.1821CaptainThomas Briggs (1780-1852)NBD1849

7 Commissioned Officers

10.1814 - 1818LieutenantMark Anthony (d.1867)NBD184930.5.1815 - 3.10.1815LieutenantWilliam Bohun Bowyer (1789-?)NBD184930.8.1815 - 2.10.1819LieutenantJohn Leigh BeckfordNBD18493.7.1816 - 16.9.1816Flag LieutenantSamuel Burgess (1781-?)NBD18497.1817 - 1.1824LieutenantJohn Frederick Appleby (1795-1878)NBD184918.8.1818 - 1.7.1819First LieutenantGeorge Charles BlakeNBD184910.1819 - 1819First LieutenantWilliam Blight (1785-1862)NBD1849

11 Petty Officers

5.1811 - 1812MidshipmanJohn Adams (1781-1855)NBD18498.1814 - 1816MidshipmanHugh Somerville Burniston (1796-?)NBD18491815Master's MateJames Anderson (d.1846)NL18659.1815MidshipmanJohn Brothers (1793-?)NBD18498.1816 - 1817Master's MateCheesman Henry BinsteadNBD184927.8.1816 - 1816MidshipmanCharles Anstruther Barlow (1800-?)NBD18491817 - 10.1818MidshipmanCharles BrandNBD18498.1820 - 1822MidshipmanHenry Hope BinghamNBD18494.1821 - 8.1822MidshipmanWilliam TurnerNBD18495.1821 - 1823Master's MateCheesman Henry BinsteadNBD18491823 - 1824MidshipmanJohn Elliot BinghamNBD1849

1 Crewman

4.3.1813 - 18131st Class VolunteerPerceval BaskervilleNBD1849

Service History

27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book

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Posted by Chris Hall on Thursday 3rd of October 2013 18:05

The crewwoman William Brown seems to have served on the Queen Charlotte in 1815. She was captain of the fore-top for some period of time. Source is the Annual Register of 1815, page 64. This is available via google books.

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