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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 RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Sir Robert SeppingsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1832
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1811 - 1812Captain
James Wilkes MauriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1812
BWAS-1793
1812 - 7.1813Captain
George Charles MackenzieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1815
BWAS-1793
7.1813 - 5.1814Captain
John Wentworth LoringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1837
BWAS-1793
19.5.1814 - 29.6.1814Captain
Charles AdamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1848
Discharged ADM 196/3/1
BWAS-1793
10.1814 - 3.1815Captain
Robert HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1830
BWAS-1793
3.1815 - 12.1815Captain
John Campbell RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1815
BWAS-1793
12.1815 - 6.1816Captain
James PackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1815-1816
W033
6.1816 - 10.1816Captain
Edward BraceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1843
BWAS-1793
10.1816 - 9.1817Captain
James NashBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1817
BWAS-1793
9.1817 - 6.1821Captain
Pownall Bastard PellewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1821
BWAS-1793
6.1821 - 1823Captain
Alexander SkeneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1823
BWAS-1793
27.10.1840 - 3.1843Captain
Thomas ForrestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1843
B177
1.1.1849 - 1852Captain
Thomas MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1868
W025
1.1.1852 - 6.1855Captain
Arthur LoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1870
W025
3.5.1860 - 2.4.1861Captain
Frederick Herbert KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1831-1870
W025

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813Admiral
William YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1846
BWAS-1793
6.1816 - 10.1816Rear-Admiral
David MilneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
BWAS-1793
10.1816 - 1817Admiral of the White
Sir John Thomas DuckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1817
BWAS-1793

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.6.1811 - 27.6.1814Lieutenant
Alexander Dundas Young ArbuthnottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1846
NBD1849
8.7.1811 - 3.9.1811Lieutenant
Richard BluettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1816
NBD1849
19.10.1812 - 15.6.1814Lieutenant
Charles Cowper BenettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1814
NBD1849
16.9.1814 - 23.3.1815Lieutenant
Henry BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1818
NBD1849
22.2.1815 - 8.1815Lieutenant
Philip BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
27.3.1815 - 12.1815Lieutenant
James BrasierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1837
NBD1849
27.3.1815 - 15.12.1815Lieutenant
Richard BluettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1816
NBD1849
17.6.1815 - 19.4.1817Flag Lieutenant
Thomas Wentworth BullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1817
NBD1849
7.1816 - 11.1816Lieutenant
Joseph O'BrienBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1829
NBD1849
1843 - 1844Lieutenant
Perceval BaskervilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1844
NBD1849
1.4.1852 - 3.1857Commander
John Rashleigh RoddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1866
W025

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.6.1804 - 30.11.1804Carpenter
William LemonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1762-1804
Discharged
ADM 29/8

14 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1812 - 1814Midshipman
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849
5.1812 - 2.1815Midshipman
Edward AcklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
NBD1849
8.1814 - 10.1816Midshipman
Henry QuinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1820
NBD1849
1815 - 4.2.1815Master's Mate
James Sutter BrittonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1815
NBD1849
1815 - 22.2.1815Master's Mate
Philip BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
4.1815 - 10.1815Midshipman
Thomas CareyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1831
NBD1849
11.4.1815 - 10.1815Midshipman
George Bohun MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1847
NBD1849
10.1815 - 1816Midshipman
Charles George ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1844
NBD1849
1816 - 9.1816Master's Mate
William BlenkarneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1816
NBD1849
1816 - 16.9.1816Master's Mate
James CrutchleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1821
NBD1849
1816Midshipman
John James KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1830
NBD1849
1817 - 31.10.1817Midshipman
William BurtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1835
NBD1849
2.1820 - 10.1823Midshipman
George William RabettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1826
NBD1849
1841 - 23.11.1841Master's Mate
Thomas Adye AlldridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1823-1843
NBD1849

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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