Berwick

3299
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.7.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1807BWAS-1793
Launched11.9.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1821BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 0"Imperial Feet53.6448 
Length of Keel144' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet43.9103 
Breadth47' 9 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward12' 11"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,761Tons BM 

Armament


11.9.1809Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.10.1806590Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1810 - 10.1811CaptainJames MacnamaraBWAS-179310.1811 - 1815CaptainEdward Brace (1770-1843)BWAS-17931815 - 1816CaptainJohn NashBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1810 - 1810First LieutenantJohn CampbellNBD184930.5.1813 - 14.10.1814LieutenantFrancis BraceNBD18491.10.1814 - 7.1816LieutenantJoseph O'BrienNBD1849

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1810 - 1810MidshipmanWilliam BlenkarneNBD18493.1810 - 1.10.1814MidshipmanJoseph O'BrienNBD18496.1810Master's MateGeorge Taylor Airey (d.1851)NL18651.1812 - 2.1812Master's MateFrancis BraceNBD18491813MidshipmanJames Hawkins-Whitshed (1795-1813)EWIKI1814MidshipmanWilliam Ball (1794-?)NBD18497.1814 - 2.1815MidshipmanRobert ButcherNBD18498.1814 - 10.1816MidshipmanHenry QuinNBD18491815Master's MateJames Anderson (d.1846)NL18653.1815 - 1815Master's MateJames CrutchleyNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.3.1811Chased L'Amazone (40) onto the rocks off BarfleurBWAS-1793
24.3.1811Attack on the Amazone
17.11.1811Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
16.5.1813Took the Unrated Xebec Fortune (10) by boats
7.1816Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
3.1821Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
 

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