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Queen Charlotte

27
Nominal Guns100
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.7.1801
Keel Laid Down10.1805
Launched17.5.1810
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford
Designed by
Edward HuntBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1731-1740
Constructor
Robert John NelsonBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1789
CategoryFirst Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up12.1.1892

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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
1.1813850EstablishmentBWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.7.1816 - 10.1816Captain
Sir Charles BrisbaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1819
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15.5.1818 - 2.1821Captain
Thomas BriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1847
NBD1849

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1814 - 1818Lieutenant
Mark AnthonyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1818
NBD1849
30.5.1815 - 3.10.1815Lieutenant
William Bohun BowyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1830
NBD1849
30.8.1815 - 2.10.1819Lieutenant
John Leigh BeckfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1821
NBD1849
3.7.1816 - 16.9.1816Flag Lieutenant
Samuel BurgessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1830
NBD1849
7.1817 - 1.1824Lieutenant
John Frederick ApplebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1838
NBD1849
18.8.1818 - 1.7.1819First Lieutenant
George Charles BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1833
NBD1849
10.1819 - 1819First Lieutenant
William BlightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1855
NBD1849

11 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1811 - 1812Midshipman
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849
8.1814 - 1816Midshipman
Hugh Somerville BurnistonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1825
NBD1849
1815Master's Mate
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1816
NL1865
9.1815Midshipman
John BrothersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1818
NBD1849
8.1816 - 1817Master's Mate
Cheesman Henry BinsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1841
NBD1849
27.8.1816 - 1816Midshipman
Charles Anstruther BarlowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1841
NBD1849
1817 - 10.1818Midshipman
Charles BrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1823
NBD1849
8.1820 - 1822Midshipman
Henry Hope BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1831
NBD1849
4.1821 - 8.1822Midshipman
William TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1841
NBD1849
5.1821 - 1823Master's Mate
Cheesman Henry BinsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1841
NBD1849
1823 - 1824Midshipman
John Elliot BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1820-1844
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.3.1813 - 18131st Class Volunteer
Perceval BaskervilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1844
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers

 

Previous comments on this page

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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