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Bahama

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Spanish Third Rate ship of the line 'Bahama' (1783) (74) 1783-1805
Spanish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Captured21.10.1805BWAS-1793
ShipyardHavana - Cuba
Designed by
Francisco GautierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1733-1800
Constructor
Moody JanverinBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up12.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 1"Imperial Feet53.3403 
Length of Keel144' 9 ½"Imperial Feet43.9039 
Breadth48' 2"Imperial Feet14.6368 
Depth in Hold20' 4 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Burthen1,786 7594Tons BM 

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1807 - 10.1812Lieutenant
James MilneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1793
10.1812 - 10.1814Lieutenant
Henry Smith WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1814
BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1813 - 10.1814Master's Mate
William BoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1817
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.6.1806Arrived at Chatham and laid upBWAS-1793
4.1807Commissioned as a prison ship in the MedwayBWAS-1793
4.1807Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison Ship
10.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
12.1814Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793

 

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Posted by J Greenwood on Monday 4th of August 2014 11:33

Bahama
nothing to do with Moody Janverin (died 1764)
a Spanish ship captured at Trafalgar

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