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Nominal Guns120B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1.1812B065
Keel Laid Down12.1813B065
Launched20.10.1820B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up20.11.1869B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck205' 0"Imperial Feet62.484 
Length of Keel170' 11"Imperial Feet51.8164 
Breadth53' 6"Imperial Feet16.2052 
Depth in Hold23' 2"Imperial Feet7.0273 
Burthen2,616Tons BM 

Armament


1820Broadside Weight = 1824 Imperial Pound ( 827.184 kg)B028
Gun Deck2 British 68-Pounder
Gun Deck64 British 32-Pounder
Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck34 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 18-Pounder

1820Broadside Weight = 1568 Imperial Pound ( 711.088 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 British 24-Pound Congreve
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1820900 B181
1820820Peace establishmentB181

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.4.1830 - 10.1831Captain
William James Hope JohnstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1863
W033
23.11.1839 - 1.10.1840Captain
John William MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1846
NBD1849
7.4.1841 - 9.1841Captain
Michael SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1864
W033
9.1841 - 1844Captain
George ManselBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1844
W033
30.8.1850 - 2.12.1851Captain
Richard Augustus YatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1852
W033
9.8.1852 - 1854Captain
Thomas Wren CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1854
W033
1.1.1859 - 1.10.1863Captain
Robert HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1841-1863
W033
1.10.1862 - 1866Captain
Richard Ashmore PowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1831-1866
W025
1.10.1863 - 20.4.1866Captain
Richard Ashmore PowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1831-1866
W033
20.4.1866 - 1867Captain
George Granville RandolphBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1877
W033
1867Captain
John CorbettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1867
W033

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.10.1823 - 1830Rear-Admiral
Sir Alexander Inglis CochraneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1830
W033
2.12.1851 - 1852Rear-Admiral
James Whitley Deans DundasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1852
W033
2.12.1851 - 9.8.1852Rear-Admiral
George GoldsmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1851-1852
W033

16 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1824 - 1824Lieutenant
Charles AndrosBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1824
NBD1849
30.4.1827 - 2.1828Lieutenant
Isaac AvarneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1828
NBD1849
30.4.1827 - 4.1830Lieutenant
Godfrey BreretonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1830
NBD1849
12.5.1827 - 29.9.1827Commander
John FooteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1844
NBD1849
11.9.1827 - 1829Lieutenant
Henry BullBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1829
NBD1849
31.5.1828 - 5.1830Commander
William BlightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1855
NBD1849
1.12.1830 - 5.1835Lieutenant
William Fordyce BlairBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1841
NBD1849
27.10.1831 - 1834Lieutenant
William Francis YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1826-1834
NBD1849
5.4.1836 - 3.1837Flag Lieutenant
William Fordyce BlairBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1841
NBD1849
19.4.1839 - 23.11.1841First Lieutenant
Cheesman Henry BinsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1841
NBD1849
23.11.1839 - 1.10.1840Flag Lieutenant
Charles Foreman BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1844
NBD1849
13.10.1840 - 22.9.1841Lieutenant
James Thomas CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1844
NBD1849
18.10.1840 - 1841Lieutenant
George BottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1823-1841
NBD1849
12.11.1840 - 29.7.1841Lieutenant
William BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1846
NBD1849
18.6.1841 - 13.9.1841Lieutenant
Arther CummingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1837-1846
NBD1849
28.7.1841 - 17.9.1841Lieutenant
William King HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1879
NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1816 - 17.4.1824Master's Mate
Isaac AvarneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1828
NBD1849
2.1820 - 10.1823Midshipman
George William RabettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1826
NBD1849
1841 - 23.11.1841Master's Mate
William Graves James CunninghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1841-1848
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1820Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £103768.0.0dB181
1.1843Placed in ordinary at PortsmouthW033
30.8.1850Guard ship in ordinary at PortsmouthW033
12.1851Commissioned for the MediterraneanW033
7.1855Hulked as a Hopital Ship at PortsmouthB181
2.1859Became a training shipB181
2.1862Moved to PortlandB181
9.1863Moved to DartmouthB181
20.11.1869Break up completed at DevonportB181


Notes on Ship



Dimensions other than tonnage are the design measurements for the class (Caledonia Class)

 

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