Agincourt -> 1812 Bristol

Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck172' 8"Imperial Feet52.4284 
Length of Keel143' 9 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Breadth43' 4 ½"Imperial Feet13.1191 
Depth in Hold19' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet5.8103 
Burthen1,438 9294Tons BM 


10.1796Broadside Weight = 624 Imperial Pound ( 282.984 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

6.1810Broadside Weight = 390 Imperial Pound ( 176.865 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade

11 Commanding Officers

13.11.1796 - 1.1.1798Captain John Williamson (d.1798)BWAS-17931.1798 - 3.1798Captain John Lawford (1756-1842)BWAS-17933.1798 - 1800Captain John Bligh (1770-1831)BWAS-17931800 - 8.1803Captain George Frederick Ryves (1758-1826)BWAS-17938.1803CaptainSir Charles Marsh Schomberg (d.1835)BWAS-17938.1803 - 1804Captain George Frederick Ryves (1758-1826)BWAS-17931804 - 14.12.1805Captain Thomas Briggs (1780-1852)NBD184927.5.1808 - 23.11.1808Captain Robert Henderson (1778-?)BWAS-179311.1808 - 1.12.1811Captain William Kent (d.1812)BWAS-179312.8.1812 - 1813Captain John ThompsonBWAS-17931813Captain George WyndhamBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer

3.1798 - 1800Vice-Admiral of the Blue William Waldegrave (1753-1825)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

2.1798 - 1800Lieutenant Edward Pelham Brenton (1774-1839)ref:6161801 - 1802Lieutenant Francis Beauman (1778-1846)NBD1849

3 Warrant Officers

5.1803 - 16.3.1805Master John BryceADM29-118.8.1807 - 14.2.1808Master John BurnettADM29-118.9.1810 - 31.12.1811Master Francis PriorADM29-1

3 Petty Officers

4.1800 - 8.4.1805Midshipman John BrineNBD18497.1800 - 1801Midshipman George Brown (1784-?)NBD18494.1809 - 1810Midshipman George Pryse CampbellNBD1849

1 Crewman

5.1805 - 12.18051st Class Volunteer Charles Bruce (d.1843)NBD1849

Service History

27.8.1796Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1797At GravesendBWAS-1793
31.3.1797Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £5930.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
1798Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
12.1798Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.1799Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £9235.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1801Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1804Channel fleetBWAS-1793
1806In the North SeaBWAS-1793
2.1808Began fitted as a storeship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1808Victualler at the DownsBWAS-1793
10.1808Completed fitted as a storeship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1810Refitted as a 28 gun Fifth Rate Troop Ship
7.1810Began fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1810Completed fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1.1812Renamed BristolBWAS-1793
7.1812In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1813In the North SeaBWAS-1793
21.3.1813Took the Privateer La Petite Louise (4)


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