Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down18.11.1755BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.4.1757BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDublin ClassBWAS-1714
Constructor Adam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up13.5.1784BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck165' 6"Imperial Feet50.2943 
Length of Keel134' 4"Imperial Feet40.8462 
Breadth46' 9"Imperial Feet14.0589 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Draught Forward12' 8 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Aft18' 7 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen1,561 6394Tons BM 


6.5.1757Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
26.8.1755550Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders

4.4.1757 - 23.1.1759Captain George Brydges Rodney (1719-1792) ADM 6/18/378BWAS-171423.1.1759 - 12.12.1759Captain William Goostrey (d.1762) Transfered ADM 6/19/25BWAS-171418.2.1760 - 5.10.1763Captain Edward Gascoigne (c.1712-1764) ADM 6/19/136BWAS-17147.11.1771 - 1.7.1773Captain Paul Henry Ourry (1719-1783) ADM 6/20/410BWAS-17141.7.1773 - 1.11.1773Captain John Reynolds (d.1788) Transfered ADM 6/20/502BWAS-17149.11.1773 - 24.2.1776Captain Thomas Fitzherbert (1727-1794) ADM 6/20/527BWAS-17146.10.1779 - 3.10.1780Captain Samuel Wallis (1728-1795) Transfered ADM 6/22/34BWAS-17144.10.1780 - 2.1.1781Captain Samuel Uvedale (1729-1808) ADM 6/22/179ADM 6/222.1.1781 - 19.2.1783Captain Archibald Dickson (c.1739-1803) ADM 6/22/221ADM 6/22

3 Flag Officers

23.1.1759 - 13.1.1760Rear-Admiral of the Blue Charles Holmes (1711-1761) Transfered ADM 6/18/53BWAS-171418.2.1762 - 5.10.1763CommodoreSir James Douglas (1703-1787)BWAS-17147.11.1771Vice-Admiral of the BlueLord George Edgcumbe (3rd Baron Edgcumbe) (1720-1795) TransferedBWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

24.8.1760 - 13.3.1762Fifth Lieutenant Alexander Graeme (1741-1818) ADM 6/19/469
Issued by Sir James Douglas (1703-1787), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 9.3.1763
ADM 6/19

1 Warrant Officer

26.2.1781 - 4.3.1781Master Thomas SmithADM 29-1

Service History

1.7.1757Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £36890.3.1dBWAS-1714
5.9.1757Raid on Rochefort
16.3.1758Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
21.3.1758Took the Privateer Le Montmartel in North America
18.2.1759Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
9.1759At QuebecBWAS-1714
26.3.1760Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1.8.1760Took the Privateer La Charlotte in the West Indies
23.8.1760Took the Privateer L'Intrépide in the West Indies
8.6.1761At DominicaBWAS-1714
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique
4.1762Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana

Paid off

10.1765Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.1767Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £24817.14.4dBWAS-1714
2.1771fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5005.9.1dBWAS-1714
2.1776fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
24.2.1776Paid offADM 51
10.1779Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
12.1779Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £8114.7.9dBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Attack on Caracas shipsBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Attack on the Caracas Convoy
19.1.1780Relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
12.4.1781Relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
1782In the DownsBWAS-1714
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
2.1783fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
19.2.1783Paid offADM 51
13.5.1784Break up completed at Plymouth for £521.13.0dBWAS-1714


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799) 

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