Abercrombie

2848
Nominal Guns74B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Hautpoult' (1807) (74)
Captured17.4.1809B028
ShipyardLorient - Brittany BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold30.4.1817B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 6"Imperial Feet55.1707 
Length of Keel149' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet45.4343 
Breadth48' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet14.6368 
Depth in Hold21' 8"Imperial Feet6.604 
Burthen1,870 7894Tons BM 

Armament


6.1809Broadside Weight = 978 Imperial Pound ( 443.523 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1809640 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1809 - 9.1809Captain Charles John Napier (1786-1860)BWAS-17939.1809 - 12.1809Captain John RichardsBWAS-179312.1809 - 1814Captain William Charles Fahie (1763-1833)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1811 - 20.4.1814Lieutenant George BeaseleyNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.12.1812 - 2.1814Midshipman Edward Belcher (1799-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
9.4.1812 - 2.12.18121st Class Volunteer Edward Belcher (1799-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.5.1809Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
26.1.1810Capture of Guadeloupe
12.11.1810making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £16375.0.0dBWAS-1793
1812In the ChannelBWAS-1793
1.1812Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1812Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £13082.0.0dBWAS-1793
1813In the ChannelBWAS-1793
1814In OrdinaryBWAS-1793
30.4.1817Sold at Plymouth to Mr Freake for £3,810BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship



French D'Hautpoul, captured in the West Indies

 

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