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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.2.1778BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.7.1778BWAS-1714
Acquired12.3.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassPortland Class (1766)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Peter BakerBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1732-1796
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked29.3.1802BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck145' 1"Imperial Feet44.1966 
Length of Keel119' 9"Imperial Feet36.2832 
Breadth40' 8"Imperial Feet12.3952 
Depth in Hold17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,053 3794Tons BM 

Armament


12.3.1781Broadside Weight = 414 Imperial Pound ( 187.749 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.4.1766350Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.1.1781 - 28.2.1783Captain
James WorthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1795
ADM 6/22/239
BWAS-1714
6.8.1783 - 15.9.1783Captain
Nathan BruntonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
ADM 6/23/106
ADM 6/23
15.9.1783 - 21.8.1786Captain
William BentinckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1810
ADM 6/23/139
BWAS-1714
15.7.1790 - 10.4.1792Captain
James CranstounBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1796
ADM 6/24/51
BWAS-1714
10.4.1792 - 7.2.1793Captain
John Samuel SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1796
Transfered ADM 6/24/161
BWAS-1714
6.2.1793 - 19.6.1793Captain
The Hon. Arthur Kaye LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1820
Transfered ADM 6/24/204
BWAS-1714
19.6.1793 - 5.1795Captain
Nathan BruntonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
: on board from 21.6.1793 ADM 6/24/247
BWAS-1714
5.1795 - 14.4.1798Captain
Henry MowatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1781
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1714
12.1798 - 12.1799Captain
John Oakes HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
BWAS-1714
18.11.1799 - 1.1801Captain
Robert HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1830
BWAS-1714
1.1801 - 29.3.1802Captain
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.9.1783 - 1.1784Commodore
Sir Charles Douglas (1st Baronet Carr)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1789
BWAS-1714
26.1.1785 - 21.8.1786Commodore
Herbert SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1794
BWAS-1714
8.1792 - 10.2.1793Rear-Admiral of the Red
Sir Richard King (1st Baronet of Bellevue)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1805
Transfered
BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1790 - 12.1792Lieutenant
Henry William BayntunBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1837
ref:616
12.4.1792 - 28.6.1792First Lieutenant
Charles John Moore MansfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1807
HMS01
26.10.1793 - 5.1795Third Lieutenant
William Pryce CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1837
ref:616
17.6.1799 - 11.11.1799Acting Lieutenant
Ebenezer GealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1799
NAO

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
27.4.1792 - 20.6.1793Master's Mate
William Pryce CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1837
ref:616
1.3.1793 - 5.9.1794Midshipman
Thomas Bladen CapelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1847
ADM 6/24/51
NAO
8.6.1795 - 1801Midshipman
Samuel BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1842
NBD1849
27.9.1796 - 15.7.1799Master's Mate
William SpiersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1809
ADM 29-1
12.1798 - 12.1799Midshipman
John CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1813
NBD1849
1800 - 3.1801Midshipman
George BignellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
ADM 6/24/51
NBD1849

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1784 - 6.1785Able Seaman
John ChildBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1802
ADM 106/1286/483
ADM 106
4.6.1791 - 9.1791Able Seaman
Colin York CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1846
NBD1849
4.6.1791 - 9.1791Able Seaman
Donald CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1846
NBD1849
12.4.1792 - 26.6.1792Captain's Servant
Thomas Bladen CapelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1847
NAO
12.4.1792 - 1792Master's Servant
Samuel Perkins PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1847
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
31.12.1781fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £10908.3.3dBWAS-1714
2.5.1782Sailed with a convoy for North AmericaBWAS-1714
2.1783fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
28.2.1783Paid offADM 34
7.1783Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1783Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £4387.9.11dBWAS-1714
17.10.1783Sailed for Nova ScotiaBWAS-1714
21.8.1786Paid offADM 51
7.1789Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
5.1790Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £15259.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1790fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4474.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1796Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
5.1796Took the Brig
Le Chasseur (4) 1796-1796
French 4 Gun
Privateer Brig
ref:692
10.1800Began making good defects at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1.1801Completed making good defects at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8379.0.0dBWAS-1714
29.3.1802Wrecked on a sandbank between Dunkirk and GravelinesBWAS-1714

 

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