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Nominal Guns74B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.4.1756BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down28.5.1756BWAS-1714
Named13.4.1756B028
Launched1.1.1759B028
First Commissioned16.2.1759B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1714
ConstructorHenry BirdBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold30.9.1814B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck165' 6"Imperial Feet50.2943 
Length of Keel135' 8"Imperial Feet41.1538 
Breadth46' 7"Imperial Feet14.0504 
Depth in Hold19' 10 ½Imperial Feet5.8039 
Burthen1,565 8994Tons BM 

Armament


1759Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1.1759550EstablishmentBWAS-1714

17 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.2.1759 - 29.1.1763CaptainJohn Byron (1723-1786) ADM 6/19/36BWAS-17146.5.1763 - 6.5.1766CaptainJohn Lloyd (d.1778) ADM 6/19/493BWAS-17146.5.1766 - 26.2.1768CaptainJohn Reynolds (d.1788) ADM 6/20/117BWAS-171420.10.1770 - 7.11.1771CaptainPaul Henry Ourry (1719-1783) ADM 6/20/303BWAS-171420.9.1777 - 15.6.1779CaptainStephen Colby (c.1720-1779) ADM 6/21/316BWAS-171427.2.1779 - 14.7.1779CaptainThomas Collingwood (d.1780) ADM 6/22/199
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 21.11.1780
ADM 6/22
15.6.1779 - 30.5.1781CaptainJohn Butchart (d.1796) ADM 6/22/46
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 2.11.1779
ADM 6/22
25.9.1781 - 19.4.1782CaptainRobert Barber (c.1731-1782) ADM 6/22/344BWAS-171419.4.1782 - 2.7.1783CaptainGeorge Wilson ADM 6/23/117
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 20.8.1783
BWAS-1714
12.8.1790 - 15.10.1790CaptainRobert Stopford (1768-1847) ADM 6/24/60ADM 6/2415.10.1790 - 11.1.1791CaptainWilliam Truscott (1734-1798) ADM 6/24/78ADM 6/2411.1795 - 7.2.1797CaptainThomas TaylorBWAS-171411.1797 - 1.1806LieutenantJohn WatherstonBWAS-17141.1806 - 4.1807LieutenantRobert TrotterBWAS-17144.1807 - 1808LieutenantGeorge Keenor (d.1841)BWAS-17141808 - 1812LieutenantJohn CrouchBWAS-17141812 - 1814LieutenantWilliam Coet (d.1837)BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.10.1770 - 7.11.1771Rear-Admiral of the BlueRichard Spry (1715-1775)BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1778 - 15.4.1778First LieutenantThomas Morice (c.1734-1778) ADM 6/21/373B16515.4.1778 - 25.9.1781First LieutenantDavid Maitland (c.1733-c.1779) ADM 6/21/390ADM1044.1.1808 - 11.6.1809LieutenantHenry BourneNBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1772 - 23.7.1772PurserGeorge Lawrance ADM 6/20/450ADM 6/2019.3.1778 - 15.4.1778Acting CarpenterRichard BryantADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1807 - 9.10.1809Master's MateJohn William Montagu (1790-1882)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1759Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.3.1759Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £26392.10.9dBWAS-1714
12.3.1759Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £9169.9.11dBWAS-1714
27.3.1760Sailed for LouisburgBWAS-1714
1.4.1760Took the Privateer Le Pallas (14) off Brest
8.7.1760Action in Chaleur Bay
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
5.2.1762Took the Merchant East Indiaman Villevault (22)
25.2.1762Took the Privateer L'Ecureuil (10)
22.4.1762Took the Privateer Mimi
29.1.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1763Recommissioned as guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
6.1763Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1763Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6709.8.5dBWAS-1714
4.1764Sailed with troops for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
4.1764fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1766Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1.1768fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7271.15.0dBWAS-1714
2.1768Run ashore near Drake's IslandBWAS-1714
2.1768Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
26.2.1768Paid offADM 51
7.1768Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3733.15.0dBWAS-1714
10.1770Recommissioned for the Falkland IslandsBWAS-1714
9.1771fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6634.18.9dBWAS-1714
12.11.1771

Paid off

BWAS-1714
11.1773Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
2.1776Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £14857.6.4dBWAS-1714
2.1776Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1777RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1778Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5562.15.0dBWAS-1714
9.6.1778Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
13.12.1778Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1779In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
3.1781Paid offBWAS-1714
4.1781Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1781RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1781Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £22547.9.2dBWAS-1714
15.1.1782Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
21.7.1782Sailed to AmericaBWAS-1714
5.9.1782Arrived at New YorkBWAS-1714
24.10.1782Sailed from New York for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
2.7.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
6.1790Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.1790Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £12674.17.3dBWAS-1714
11.1795RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1796fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £27159.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.1.1797Arrived at Portsmouth to pay offBWAS-1714
7.2.1797Paid offADM 51
11.1797Recommissioned as a prison shipBWAS-1714
11.1797Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
1801Prison ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1801Renamed GuildfordBWAS-1714
30.9.1814Sold at Portsmouth for £2,400BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
B165American Heavy Frigates 1794-1826Mark LardasBook
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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