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Valiant

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.5.1757BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.2.1758BWAS-1714
Named17.3.1757BWAS-1714
Launched10.8.1759BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassTriumph Class (1757)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John LockBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1740-1762
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up4.1826BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck171' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet52.1399 
Length of Keel139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Breadth49' 4"Imperial Feet14.9465 
Depth in Hold21' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet6.4199 
Burthen1,799 4194Tons BM 

Armament


10.8.1759Broadside Weight = 880 Imperial Pound ( 399.08 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.5.1757650Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1759 - 25.2.1761Captain
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
ADM 6/19/88
ADM 6/19
25.2.1761 - 12.7.1764Captain
Adam DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1849
ADM 6/19/287
BWAS-1714
2.10.1776 - 20.3.1779Captain
The Hon. John Leveson GowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1790
ADM 6/21/226
BWAS-1714
20.3.1779 - 14.7.1783Captain
Samuel Granston GoodallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1801
ADM 6/21/526
BWAS-1714
10.5.1790 - 27.11.1790Captain
Lord William Henry (Duke of Clarence and St Andrews)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1814
ADM 6/24/26
BWAS-1714
21.10.1793 - 4.7.1794Captain
Thomas PringleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1801
ADM 6/24/276
BWAS-1714
7.7.1794Captain
Christopher ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1804
ADM 6/25/57
ADM 6/25
24.7.1795 - 9.1795Captain
Joseph LarcomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1714
9.1795 - 1797Captain
Eliab HarveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
BWAS-1714
1797 - 1799Captain
Edmund CrawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
BWAS-1714
1799Captain
John CochetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
BWAS-1714
1803 - 1804Captain
John BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1821
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1761 - 12.7.1764Commodore
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
ADM 6/19/286
BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1.1760 - 12.7.1764Third Lieutenant
John CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1794
ADM 6/19/123
ADM 6/19
7.3.1760 - 12.7.1764Fifth Lieutenant
John BourmasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1804
ADM 6/19/144
ADM 6/19
25.3.1760 - 23.7.1762Fourth Lieutenant
Isaac PrescottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1814
ADM 6/19/150
ADM 6/19
24.3.1762 - 12.7.1764Lieutenant
Henry DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1768
ref:559
2.7.1763 - 12.7.1764Lieutenant
Samuel UpplebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1764
ref:559

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.5.1790 - 1790Chaplain
Henry HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/28
ADM 6/24
1.11.1793 - 13.5.1795Master
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1798
ADM 29-1
1794 - 1.6.1794Surgeon
George McCallumBritish
Naval Sailor
Medic
Service 1782-1794
ADM 171/8

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
23.3.1761 - 31.12.1762Midshipman
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1809
ref:849
1794Midshipman
Pringle StoddartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1808
ADM 171/8
3.10.1809 - 5.1810Midshipman
John Theophilus KelsallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1819
NBD1849

14 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Able Seaman
Thomas MastersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
George TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
Nathaniel TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Edward CullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
George FossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
John HealyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
John HutchingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Michael KinsaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
Miles LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
William LazarusBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
John LindsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
John NichollsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
Thomas PikeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1847
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
James WaffBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8

4 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1794Corporal
David SingletonBritish
Marine
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
17942nd Lieutenant of Marines
Henry CoxBritish
Marine
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
17942nd Lieutenant of Marines
George JonesBritish
Marine
Service 1793-1794
ADM 171/8
1794Private
William ShawBritish
Marine
Service 1794
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
9.10.1759Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £42589.5.10dBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
5.3.1762Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
1763At JamaicaBWAS-1714
12.7.1764

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1771Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
5.1775Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £36297.10.10dBWAS-1714
1.1777fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
31.12.1779Affair of Fielding and Bylandt
5.1780Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
8.1780Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7149.13.0dBWAS-1714
13.1.1781Took the Sloop
Fairy (14) 1778-1811
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop

12.4.1781Relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
12.12.1781Action of 1781-12-12
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
28.2.1782Joined Rodney in the West indiesBWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
19.4.1782Battle of the Mona Passage
21.7.1782Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1714
5.9.1782Arrived at New YorkBWAS-1714
24.10.1782Left New YorkBWAS-1714
11.1782Blockade of St FrancoisBWAS-1714
1783Returned to JamaicaBWAS-1714
26.4.1783Sailed for home, paid off on arrivalBWAS-1714
14.7.1783Paid offADM 51
2.1785Began repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1786Completed repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £27446.17.11dBWAS-1714
5.1790Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
6.1790Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £13361.19.2dBWAS-1714
27.11.1790Paid offADM 51
10.1793Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1794Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10301.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
10.1795Began repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
11.1795Completed repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £11294.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.8.1796Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
17.4.1797Destroyed the French
Harmonie (40) 1796-1797
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
(44) in company with
Thunderer (74) 1783-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
BWAS-1714
10.1797Took the Privateer
La Magicienne (16) 1797-1797
French 16 Gun
Privateer

30.5.1799Paid offADM 51
10.1799Began fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
11.1799Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
11.1799Completed fitting at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £1506.0.0dBWAS-1714
1803At JamaicaBWAS-1714
27.9.1810Action of 1810-09-27
4.1826Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1714

 

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