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Nominal Guns98BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.9.1801BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1805BWAS-1793
Launched16.11.1811BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBoyne ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJoseph Tucker (c.1760-1831)BWAS-1793
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1833BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck186' 0 ⅝"Imperial Feet56.7087 
Length of Keel153' 1"Imperial Feet46.6349 
Breadth51' 4 ½"Imperial Feet15.5575 
Depth in Hold22' 0"Imperial Feet6.7056 
Draught Forward14' 7"Imperial Feet4.3117 
Draught Aft17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen2,149 1794Tons BM 

Armament


1812Broadside Weight = 1094 Imperial Pound ( 496.129 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1812738EstablishmentBWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1812 - 8.1812CaptainSamuel Hood LinzeeBWAS-17148.1812 - 29.8.1812CaptainWilliam Kent (d.1812)BWAS-171429.8.1812 - 7.1814CaptainRobert RollesBWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1812LieutenantWilliam CarletonNBD18491813 - 7.1814LieutenantCharles Nelson (d.1862)NBD18493.1813 - 5.1813LieutenantRichard Nugent KellyNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1.1814 - 1814MidshipmanSamuel BakerNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.5.1812Completed at a cost of £85,601 including fittingBWAS-1793
19.5.1812Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
7.1814Paid off into ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
2.1817Reclassed as a 104-gun First-RateBWAS-1793
11.1819Process of correcting defects startedBWAS-1793
1.1820Repairs completed at a cost of £5,126BWAS-1793
28.4.1827Ordered to be cut down to a 80-gun Third-RateBWAS-1793
3.12.1832Order amended to a 76-gun Third-Rate, but was never implementedBWAS-1793
1.1.1833Order cancelledBWAS-1793
3.1833Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship



Built to the draught of [HBMS Victory (1765)|Victory]

 

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