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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 SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Edward ChurchillBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1796-1828
BWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1842 - 5.1845Captain
Henry William BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1863
W033
6.5.1845 - 4.9.1847Captain
William James Hope JohnstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1863
W033
28.1.1848 - 1848Captain
William Bowen MendsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1856
W025

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.1.1842 - 18.12.1844Flag Lieutenant
James Thomas CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1844
NBD1849
5.2.1842 - 16.3.1846Lieutenant
David Adye BuchanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1841-1846
NBD1849
17.5.1844 - 16.5.1846Lieutenant
Edwin Robert Joseph BalfourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1846
NBD1849
25.6.1844 - 11.6.1845Lieutenant
Charles John AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1833-1846
NBD1849
27.8.1844 - 1.4.1845Lieutenant
John Crawshay BaileyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1834-1845
NBD1849
1845Lieutenant
Charles John BrickdaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1842-1845
NBD1849
8.8.1845 - 1846Lieutenant
Edwin Langford BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1836-1846
NBD1849
1.9.1845 - 21.4.1846Lieutenant
Octavius BenthallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1837-1846
NBD1849
1.9.1845 - 1848Lieutenant
Charles BromleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1845-1848
NBD1849
1.12.1845 - 1847Lieutenant
Charles Henry YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1841-1849
NBD1849
8.6.1846 - 25.11.1847Lieutenant
Francis Beaufort QuinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1841-1847
NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.12.1840 - 27.8.1844Master's Mate
John Crawshay BaileyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1834-1845
NBD1849
1844 - 1.12.1845Master's Mate
Charles Henry YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1841-1849
NBD1849

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

 

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