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Albion

2963
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.2.1800BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1800BWAS-1793
Launched17.6.1802BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassFame Class (1800)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1795
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up6.1836BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 0"Imperial Feet53.34 
Length of Keel144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Breadth47' 8"Imperial Feet14.3546 
Depth in Hold20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Draught Forward12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Draught Aft18' 5"Imperial Feet5.5023 
Burthen1,740 3294Tons BM 

Armament


1802Broadside Weight = 858 Imperial Pound ( 389.103 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
31.1.1800640Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1802 - 1808Captain
John FerrierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1793
3.1813 - 3.1814Captain
John Ferris DevonshireBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1830
BWAS-1793
3.1814 - 5.1815Captain
Charles Bayntun Hodgson RossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1816
BWAS-1793
5.1815 - 6.1815Captain
Philip SomervilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1815
BWAS-1793
6.1815 - 30.12.1815Captain
James WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1793
31.12.1815 - 1819Captain
John GoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1819
BWAS-1793
5.1819 - 6.1822Captain
Richard RaggettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1822
BWAS-1793
6.1822 - 1824Captain
Sir William HosteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1824
BWAS-1793
6.1825 - 1828Captain
John Acworth OmmanneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1828
BWAS-1793

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1803Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir James Saumarez (1st Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
BWAS-1793
3.1814 - 5.1815Rear-Admiral of the White
George CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1851
BWAS-1793
1817Rear-Admiral of the White
Sir Charles Vinicombe PenroseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1817
BWAS-1793

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 11.1813Midshipman
Richard BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1816
BWAS-1714
10.12.1815 - 17.4.1816Lieutenant
William KeatsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1826
Discharged ADM 196/5/3
ADM 196
2.1816 - 9.1817Lieutenant
James Ryder BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1824
NBD1849
1.10.1818 - 23.1.1819Lieutenant
John Rivett-CarnacBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1868
NBD1849
1.6.1822 - 30.4.1823First Lieutenant
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1823
NBD1849
12.12.1823 - 5.5.1824Lieutenant
Joseph CammelleriBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1851
NBD1849
30.8.1825 - 9.1828Lieutenant
John Harvey BotelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1830
NBD1849
14.5.1827 - 21.10.1827Commander
John Norman CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1845
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1815Surgeon
Gabriel JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
NA-ROA

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1803 - 1811Midshipman
Richard BartonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1837
NBD1849
1804Midshipman
Alexander KennedyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
NBD1849
28.2.1807 - 4.6.1809Quartermaster
George CoulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1834
PMD
12.1811 - 5.1815Midshipman
Frederick BedwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1823
NBD1849
1814 - 17.5.1814Master's Mate
Timothy CarewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
NBD1849
12.1815 - 5.1819Midshipman
Edward Joseph BirdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1875
NBD1849
1816 - 1818Midshipman
Parker Duckworth BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1827
NBD1849
3.3.1825 - 17.7.1831Master's Mate
Thomas Frederick BirchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1841
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
27.1.1804 - 30.6.1804Quarter Gunner
George CoulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1834
PMD
1.7.1804 - 27.2.1807Coxswain's Mate
George CoulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1834
PMD

Service History


DateEventSource
19.6.1802Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
27.8.1802Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1803In the ChannelBWAS-1793
28.5.1803Took the Frigate
La Franchise (40) 1797-1803
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Channel

21.12.1803Took the Privateer
La Clarisse (12) 1803-1803
French 12 Gun
Privateer
BG
12.1810Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.1813RecommissionedBWAS-1793
6.1813Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £71268.0.0dBWAS-1793
1814In North AmericaBWAS-1793
1.1816In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
6.1816fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £11635.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
7.1825Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1825Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6190.0.0dBWAS-1793
20.10.1827Battle of Navarino
1829In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
30.10.1830Refitted as a Other Vessels Lazarette
1832At LeithBWAS-1793
6.1836Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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