Impregnable

28
Nominal Guns98BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.1.1798BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down23.2.1802BWAS-1793
Named7.3.1800BWAS-1793
Launched1.8.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorSir Robert Seppings (1767-1840)BWAS-1793
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up10.7.1906BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck196' 0"Imperial Feet59.7408 
Length of Keel163' 7"Imperial Feet49.6852 
Breadth51' 2"Imperial Feet15.5956 
Depth in Hold22' 2"Imperial Feet6.731 
Draught Forward14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Draught Aft17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen2,278Tons BM 

Armament


1811Broadside Weight = 1166 Imperial Pound ( 528.781 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1811738EstablishmentB033

15 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1811 - 1812Captain James Wilkes MauriceBWAS-17931812 - 7.1813Captain George Charles MackenzieBWAS-17937.1813 - 5.1814Captain John Wentworth Loring (1775-1852)BWAS-179319.5.1814 - 29.6.1814Captain Charles Adam (1780-1853) ADM 196/3/1BWAS-179310.1814 - 3.1815Captain Robert HallBWAS-17933.1815 - 12.1815Captain John Campbell RowleyBWAS-179312.1815 - 6.1816Captain James PackW0336.1816 - 10.1816Captain Edward Brace (1770-1843)BWAS-179310.1816 - 9.1817CaptainSir James NashBWAS-17939.1817 - 6.1821Captain Pownall Bastard PellewBWAS-17936.1821 - 1823Captain Alexander SkeneBWAS-179327.10.1840 - 3.1843Captain Thomas Forrest (d.1844)B1771.1.1849 - 1852Captain Thomas Maitland (1803-1878)W0251.1.1852 - 6.1855Captain Arthur Lowe (1814-1882)W0253.5.1860 - 2.4.1861Captain Frederick Herbert Kerr (1818-1896)W025

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813Admiral William Young (1761-1847)BWAS-17936.1816 - 10.1816Rear-Admiral David Milne (1763-1845)BWAS-179310.1816 - 1817Admiral of the WhiteSir John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817)BWAS-1793

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.6.1811 - 27.6.1814Lieutenant Alexander Dundas Young Arbuthnott (1789-1871)NBD18498.7.1811 - 3.9.1811Lieutenant Richard BluettNBD184919.10.1812 - 15.6.1814Lieutenant Charles Cowper BenettNBD184916.9.1814 - 23.3.1815Lieutenant Henry Brett (1790-?)NBD184922.2.1815 - 8.1815Lieutenant Philip BowdenNBD184927.3.1815 - 12.1815Lieutenant James BrasierNBD184927.3.1815 - 15.12.1815Lieutenant Richard BluettNBD184917.6.1815 - 19.4.1817Flag Lieutenant Thomas Wentworth BullerNBD18497.1816 - 11.1816Lieutenant Joseph O'BrienNBD18491843 - 1844Lieutenant Perceval BaskervilleNBD18491.4.1852 - 3.1857Commander John Rashleigh RoddW025

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.6.1804 - 30.11.1804Carpenter William LemonADM 29/8

14 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1812 - 1814Midshipman John Adams (1781-1855)NBD18495.1812 - 2.1815Midshipman Edward AcklandNBD18498.1814 - 10.1816Midshipman Henry QuinNBD18491815 - 4.2.1815Master's Mate James Sutter Britton (1781-?)NBD18491815 - 22.2.1815Master's Mate Philip BowdenNBD18494.1815 - 10.1815Midshipman Thomas Carey (1797-?)NBD184911.4.1815 - 10.1815Midshipman George Bohun Martin (d.1854)NBD184910.1815 - 1816Midshipman Charles George ButlerNBD18491816Midshipman John James KerrNBD18491816 - 9.1816Master's Mate William BlenkarneNBD18491816 - 16.9.1816Master's Mate James CrutchleyNBD18491817 - 31.10.1817Midshipman William Burt (1799-?)NBD18492.1820 - 10.1823Midshipman George William RabettNBD18491841 - 23.11.1841Master's Mate Thomas Adye AlldridgeNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.10.1810Completed for a total cost of £65,025 including fittingBWAS-1793
7.1811CommissionedBWAS-1793
1.1812Began fitting for seaBWAS-1793
4.1812Completed fitting for sea at a cost of £19,032BWAS-1793
7.7.1816Sailed in the expedition to AlgiersBWAS-1793
27.8.1816Participated in the bombardment of Algiers, receiving 233 shot in her hull and having 50 killed and 160 woundedBWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
2.1817Reclassed as a 106-gun First RateBWAS-1793
1823Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1793
2.1825Started rebuildingBWAS-1793
4.1826Completed rebuild with a circular sternBWAS-1793
1839Harbour flagship at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
1862Training shipBWAS-1793

 

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