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 ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1802 - 1808Captain John Ferrier (d.1836)BWAS-17933.1813 - 3.1814Captain John Ferris Devonshire (d.1839)BWAS-17933.1814 - 5.1815Captain Charles Bayntun Hodgson RossBWAS-17935.1815 - 6.1815Captain Philip SomervilleBWAS-17936.1815 - 30.12.1815Captain James Walker (1764-1831)BWAS-179331.12.1815 - 1819Captain John GoodBWAS-17935.1819 - 6.1822Captain Richard RaggettBWAS-17936.1822 - 1824CaptainSir William HosteBWAS-17936.1825 - 1828Captain John Acworth OmmanneyBWAS-1793

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1803Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir James Saumarez (1st Baronet) (1757-1836)BWAS-17933.1814 - 5.1815Rear-Admiral of the White George Cockburn (1772-1853)BWAS-17931817Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Charles Vinicombe PenroseBWAS-1793

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 11.1813Midshipman Richard BowenBWAS-17142.1816 - 9.1817Lieutenant James Ryder Burton (1795-?)NBD18491.10.1818 - 23.1.1819Lieutenant John Rivett-Carnac (1796-1869)NBD18491.6.1822 - 30.4.1823First Lieutenant James AndersonNBD184912.12.1823 - 5.5.1824Lieutenant Joseph Cammelleri (1794-1860)NBD184930.8.1825 - 9.1828Lieutenant John Harvey Boteler (1796-?)NBD184914.5.1827 - 21.10.1827Commander John Norman Campbell (d.1849)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1815Surgeon Gabriel JohnstonNA-ROA

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1803 - 1811Midshipman Richard BartonNBD18491804Midshipman Alexander KennedyNBD184928.2.1807 - 4.6.1809Quartermaster George Coulbert (1773-1839)PMD12.1811 - 5.1815Midshipman Frederick BedwellNBD18491814 - 17.5.1814Master's Mate Timothy CarewNBD184912.1815 - 5.1819Midshipman Edward Joseph Bird (1798-1881)NBD18491816 - 1818Midshipman Parker Duckworth Bingham (1799-?)NBD18493.3.1825 - 17.7.1831Master's Mate Thomas Frederick Birch (1805-?)NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
27.1.1804 - 30.6.1804Quarter Gunner George Coulbert (1773-1839)PMD1.7.1804 - 27.2.1807Coxswain's Mate George Coulbert (1773-1839)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) in the Channel
21.12.1803Took the Privateer La Clarisse (12) 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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