Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassFame ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Samuel Brent (1760-1814)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1854BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 0"Imperial Feet53.34 
Length of Keel144' 0 ⅛"Imperial Feet43.8944 
Breadth47' 8 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Draught Forward13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 
Draught Aft18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,743 4894Tons BM 


7.7.1807Broadside Weight = 1174 Imperial Pound ( 532.409 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
31.1.1800640Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders

8.1807 - 12.8.1812Captain Robert BartonBWAS-179312.8.1808 - 8.1815Captain Alexander Wilmot Schomberg (1775-1850)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers

18.1.1807 - 4.2.1808Lieutenant Nathaniel Brice (1787-?)NBD18499.4.1808 - 2.1811Lieutenant Edward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD184914.2.1811 - 10.12.1811Lieutenant William BranderNBD1849

2 Petty Officers

7.1807 - 9.4.1808Master's Mate Edward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD18491813 - 2.1814Midshipman Jonathon Butcher (1789-?)NBD1849

Service History

8.1805Began building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
7.7.1807Completed building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £62446.0.0dBWAS-1793
13.7.1807Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
16.9.1807Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
30.11.1807Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
24.12.1807Occupation of Madeira
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
14.4.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult
14.11.1809Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1814Carried troops to North AmericaBWAS-1793
8.1815Paid off into Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.1819fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1824Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison hulk
3.1854Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


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