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Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.3.1758BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down18.4.1758BWAS-1714
Named28.10.1760BWAS-1714
Launched3.3.1764BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.3.1771BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas BucknallBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1804BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel129' 6 ½"Imperial Feet39.3319 
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 10"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,336 1494Tons BM 

Armament


3.1771Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 678 Imperial Pound ( 307.473 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
49101,794 BWAS-1714

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.3.1771 - 7.12.1773Captain Richard King (1730-1806) ADM 6/20/358BWAS-17147.12.1773 - 30.6.1781Captain George Vandeput (d.1800) ADM 6/20/531BWAS-171423.3.1782 - 3.4.1783Captain Richard Rodney Bligh (1737-1821) ADM 6/22/432BWAS-171427.7.1790 - 18.5.1793Captain Andrew Mitchell (1757-1806) ADM 6/24/56ADM 6/2418.5.1793 - 30.7.1794Captain John Brown (1751-1808) ADM 6/24/239BWAS-171430.7.1794 - 26.4.1796Captain John McDougall: on board from 10.8.1794 ADM 6/25/68BWAS-171427.4.1796 - 26.12.1800Captain Robert MurrayBWAS-171423.2.1801 - 13.2.1802Captain John DawsonBWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.6.1795 - 1796Rear-Admiral of the Red Thomas Pringle (d.1803)BWAS-171410.1798 - 14.3.1800Vice-Admiral of the White George Vandeput (d.1800)BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.11.1796 - 26.4.1797Acting Lieutenant Ebenezer Geale (1772-1805)NAO16.10.1799 - 26.12.1800Lieutenant George Vandepot Crosbe (1774-1826)NAO12.11.1799 - 30.1.1800Acting Lieutenant Ebenezer Geale (1772-1805)NAO31.1.1800 - 11.12.1800Lieutenant Ebenezer Geale (1772-1805)NAO

10 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1764 - aft.12.8.1764Cook William Tipper ADM 106/1132/224ADM 10626.4.1764 - 1766Purser George GodfreyADM/A1766Purser Alexander Charles ADM 106/1145/198ADM 1061766 - 28.3.1766Cook Richard Richardson (d.1766)† ADM 106/1145/91ADM 1063.4.1766 - 1766Cook William Hughes ADM 106/1145/96ADM 1067.2.1783 - 3.4.1783Master Thomas Bell (d.c.1804)ADM29-121.5.1795 - 17.4.1796Master John RussellADM29-118.4.1796 - 10.8.1798Master David SmithADM29-125.5.1796 - 26.12.1800Chaplain John CookesleyADM29-110.3.1801 - 5.5.1802Master Thomas SmithADM29-1

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1774 - 1775Midshipman Philip D'Auvergne (1754-1816)ref:61627.4.1796 - 20.11.1796Master's Mate Ebenezer Geale (1772-1805)NAO27.4.1797 - 16.6.1799Master's Mate Ebenezer Geale (1772-1805)NAO

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
28.8.1798 - 1800Able Seaman John Brenton (1782-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
30.2.1758Design approvedBWAS-1714
3.3.1764Laid up after her launchBWAS-1714
16.5.1764Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £26348.19.3dBWAS-1714
1771fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7526.19.7dBWAS-1714
3.1771Commissioned as a guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
22.6.1773At the Spithead ReviewBWAS-1714
4.12.1774Arrived in BostonNDARI
10.6.1775Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
2.7.1776Staten Island Landings
4.1777Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
8.1777Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12277.14.0dBWAS-1714
27.4.1778Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
8.1778At PondicherryBWAS-1714
4.1781Sailed home and paid offBWAS-1714
20.6.1781Paid offADM 34
1.1782Began coppering and fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
6.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £10700.12.2dBWAS-1714
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
3.4.1783

Paid off

ADM 34
5.1786Began large repair at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
6.1787Completed large repair at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £27030.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.1790Recommissioned for the Spanish Armament then paid offBWAS-1714
8.1790fitting at Unknown at a cost of £2788.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1793Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
8.1793Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6564.0.0dBWAS-1714
26.12.1793Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
7.1794Returned homeBWAS-1714
8.1794In the DownsBWAS-1714
1.1795In the North SeaBWAS-1714
16.8.1796Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
10.1798Flagship at HalifaxBWAS-1714
11.1800Returned to England and paid offBWAS-1714
1.1801Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
2.1801RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1801Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8855.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.5.1802

Paid off

ADM 35
8.1804Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1.1.1775-1.1.1775North American Squadron on the 1st of January 1775 Samuel Graves (1713-1787) 
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799) 
 

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