Saint Vincent

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Nominal Guns120BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered15.1.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1810BWAS-1793
Launched11.3.1815BWAS-1793
First Commissioned9.1829BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassNelson ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas RobertsBWAS-1793
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold15.5.1906BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck204' 11"Imperial Feet62.1856 
Length of Keel170' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet51.8224 
Breadth53' 8"Imperial Feet16.2221 
Depth in Hold24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 
Draught Forward14' 4"Tons BM 
Draught Aft18' 9 ½"Tons BM 
Burthen2,612 3194Tons BM 

Armament


1815Broadside Weight = 1570 Imperial Pound ( 711.995 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 24-Pound Carronade

1840Broadside Weight = 2028 Imperial Pound ( 919.698 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Middle Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Upper Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.10.1806875Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1829 - 1831CaptainEdward Hawker (d.1860)BWAS-17931.5.1830 - 1830CaptainHyde Parker (1784-1854)W0332.1831 - 1834CaptainHumphrey Fleming Senhouse (1781-1841)BWAS-17931.10.1841 - 1842CaptainHenry John Codrington (1808-1877)W03331.12.1842 - 9.1845CaptainRichard Freeman Rowley (1806-1854)W0257.11.1845 - 1846CaptainRichard Grant (1783-1859)W025

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1831 - 1834Vice-AdmiralSir Henry Hotham (1777-1833)BWAS-1793

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1831 - 25.1.1834LieutenantCharles Anstruther Barlow (1800-?)NBD184919.4.1839 - 23.11.1841First LieutenantCheesman Henry BinsteadNBD18496.12.1841 - 7.3.1842First LieutenantFrederick Blair (1809-1848)NBD184917.12.1841 - 7.3.1842LieutenantJohn McNeill Boyd (d.1861)NBD184919.7.1842 - 23.10.1843LieutenantBrook Young (1813-?)NBD184917.10.1842 - 1843First LieutenantWilliam George Buchanan (d.1845)NBD18497.11.1845 - 1848UnknownGeorge BrounNBD18492.2.1846 - 1846LieutenantGeorge Curtis Adams (1807-1883)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
27.9.1806 - 28.11.1806CarpenterWilliam Bunce (1750-1832)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
11.3.1815Build cost was £110,549BWAS-1793
6.1823Started small repair at PlymouthBWAS-1793
10.1823Completed small repair at a cost of £14,256BWAS-1793
9.1829Started fitting as a guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
9.1829Commissioned as flagship at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
9.1830Completed fitting as a guardship at a cost of £25,818BWAS-1793
2.1831Recommissioned as flagship of the Mediterranean fleetBWAS-1793
5.1834Started fitting for commissionBWAS-1793
7.1834Completed fitting at a cost of £3,252BWAS-1793
7.1839Started small repair and fitting as a ''Demonstration Flagship''BWAS-1793
8.1843Completed repair and fitting at a cost of £41,016BWAS-1793
4.1849Started very small repair at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
12.1851Completed very small repair at a cost of £17,528BWAS-1793
3.1854Started fitting as a guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
4.1854Ffitting completed at a cost of £8,576BWAS-1793
6.1862Had become a training ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
15.5.1906Sold to Castle for £5,350BWAS-1793
23.6.1906Arrived at Falmouth for break upBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
 

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