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Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.12.1761BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down2.1762BWAS-1714
Launched21.4.1765BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.9.1777BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLepe - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEuropa Class (1762)BWAS-1714
Designed by
William BatelyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1741-1755
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Henry AdamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1713-1805
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1814BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck159' 0"Imperial Feet48.4632 
Length of Keel130' 9"Imperial Feet39.6316 
Breadth44' 4 ½"Imperial Feet13.4239 
Depth in Hold19' 4"Imperial Feet5.8025 
Burthen1,369 4794Tons BM 

Armament


1777Broadside 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
9.1777500EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1794491EstablishmentBWAS-1714

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.9.1777 - 23.1.1778Captain
Timothy EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1780
Transfered ADM 6/21/314
BWAS-1714
7.2.1778 - 7.4.1778Captain
The Hon. Thomas WindsorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1795
Transfered ADM 6/21/364
ADM 6/21
7.4.1778 - 5.5.1778Captain
Francis ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1801
Transfered ADM 6/21/387
BWAS-1714
5.5.1778 - 15.10.1778Captain
Thomas DavyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1814
Transfered ADM 6/21/402
BWAS-1714
15.10.1778 - 25.1.1779Captain
Richard KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1805
Transfered ADM 6/21/480
Issued by
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
, Newfoundland - Canada
Confirmed 30.11.1778
ADM 6/21
8.2.1779 - 28.4.1779Captain
Hugh Seymour ConwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1794
Transfered ADM 6/21/508
ADM 6/21
2.5.1779 - 29.8.1780Captain
William SwineyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1819
Transfered ADM 6/22/41
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 27.10.1779
BWAS-1714
29.8.1780 - 4.3.1782Captain
Smith ChildBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1810
ADM 6/22/435
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 27.3.1782
BWAS-1714
18.9.1782 - 21.9.1782Captain
Robert McEvoyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1764-1784
ADM 6/22/517
ADM 6/22
21.9.1782 - 31.12.1782Captain
John Thomas DuckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1817
Transfered ADM 6/22/519
ADM 6/22
23.12.1782 - 15.5.1784Captain
Arthur PhillipBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1814
ADM 6/22/559
BWAS-1714
8.9.1786 - 14.6.1790Captain
James VashonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1763-1821
Transfered ADM 6/23/444
Issued by
Alan GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 19.12.1787
ADM 6/23
7.1796 - 23.9.1800Lieutenant
John GardinerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1811
BWAS-1714
9.1801 - 7.3.1802Lieutenant
Thomas DarracottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1802
BWAS-1714
11.1804 - 19.12.1809Lieutenant
William StyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1812
BWAS-1714
1814 - 7.1814Lieutenant
John Mills MudgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1814
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.1778 - 9.1778Vice-Admiral
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
ADM 107/3/385
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.4.1778 - 13.5.1778First Lieutenant
Abraham CrespinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1781
ADM 6/21/387
ref:676
1789 - 20.9.1790Acting Lieutenant
Amelius BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1890
ADM 6/24/85
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.8.1784 - 1.6.1791Carpenter
Richard BryantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1802
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1778 - 10.1778Midshipman
Isaac CoffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1814
Transfered
ref:616
14.2.1784 - 26.4.1785Midshipman
Christopher LarocheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1807
Transfered ADM 196/5/1
ADM 196

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
16.2.1779 - 17791st Class Volunteer
Charles BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1852
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.5.1765Completed at Lepe - Hampshire at a cost of £21050.9.9dBWAS-1714
10.1776Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1.1778Renamed EuropeBWAS-1714
3.1778Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £13610.17.10dBWAS-1714
23.5.1779Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
16.3.1781Battle of Cape Henry
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
4.3.1782

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1782Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
8.1782RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £15640.15.5dBWAS-1714
18.1.1783Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
15.5.1784

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1784fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1796RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1796Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
23.9.1800

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.3.1802Paid offADM 51
11.1804Recommissioned as a prison ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
19.12.1809

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1814Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1714

 

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