Agincourt -> 1865 Vigo

2931
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1813BWAS-1793
Launched19.3.1817BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1842BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward ChurchillBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up10.1884BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet53.3464 
Length of Keel144' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet43.8976 
Breadth48' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet14.6368 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Burthen1,747 794Tons BM 

Armament


19.3.1817Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 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
1.10.1806590Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1842 - 5.1845CaptainHenry William Bruce (1792-1863)W0336.5.1845 - 4.9.1847CaptainWilliam James Hope Johnstone (1798-1878)W03328.1.1848 - 1848CaptainWilliam Bowen Mends (1781-1864)W025

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.1.1842 - 18.12.1844Flag LieutenantJames Thomas CaldwellNBD18495.2.1842 - 16.3.1846LieutenantDavid Adye BuchanNBD184917.5.1844 - 16.5.1846LieutenantEdwin Robert Joseph BalfourNBD184925.6.1844 - 11.6.1845LieutenantCharles John AustenNBD184927.8.1844 - 1.4.1845LieutenantJohn Crawshay Bailey (1818-?)NBD18491845LieutenantCharles John Brickdale (1819-1845)NBD18498.8.1845 - 1846LieutenantEdwin Langford Brown (d.1849)NBD18491.9.1845 - 21.4.1846LieutenantOctavius Benthall (d.1846)NBD18491.9.1845 - 1848LieutenantCharles Bromley (1820-?)NBD18491.12.1845 - 1847LieutenantCharles Henry YoungNBD18498.6.1846 - 25.11.1847LieutenantFrancis Beaufort Quin (d.1848)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.12.1840 - 27.8.1844Master's MateJohn Crawshay Bailey (1818-?)NBD18491844 - 1.12.1845Master's MateCharles Henry YoungNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1813Began building at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
19.3.1817Completed building at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £72850.0.0dBWAS-1793
19.3.1817Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1817Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1833Began very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1836Completed very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £14748.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1842Commissioned for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
2.1842Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1842Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £15972.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1847Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1848RecommissionedBWAS-1793
3.1848Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
29.4.1865Renamed VigoBWAS-1793
5.1866Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
1870Receiving ship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
10.1884Sold to Castle & SonsBWAS-1793
5.1.1885Breaking up completed at CharltonBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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