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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.11.1760BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down2.6.1761BWAS-1714
Named22.12.1760BWAS-1714
Launched20.7.1765BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.1776
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
Ship ClassRamillies Class
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorAdam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up3.1813BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 5"Imperial Feet51.2083 
Length of Keel138' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet42.0815 
Breadth46' 10"Imperial Feet14.0208 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Draught Forward12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Draught Aft17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,612 6594Tons BM 

Armament


20.7.1765Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
25.4.1760550Design Complement

18 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.10.1776 - 12.1778CaptainJoshua Rowley (1734-1790) ADM 6/21/225BWAS-171412.1778 - 10.1780CaptainAdam Duncan (1731-1804)BWAS-171410.1780 - 1787CaptainLord Francis Reynolds (1739-1808)BWAS-17146.1790 - 9.1791CaptainPeter Rainier (1741-1808)BWAS-171412.1792 - 12.4.1794CaptainSir James Wallace (d.1803)BWAS-171412.4.1794 - 4.1795CaptainFrank SotheronBWAS-171423.6.1794 - 1795CaptainJohn Cooke (1762-1805)ref:6164.1795 - 8.1797CaptainJohn Elphinstone (d.1802)BWAS-17148.1797 - 10.1798CaptainEdward O'Bryen (1753-1808)BWAS-171410.1798 - 5.1799CaptainSamuel SuttonBWAS-17145.1799 - 6.1799CaptainSir Archibald Collingwood DicksonBWAS-17146.1799 - 7.1801CaptainJames Robert Mosse (d.1801)BWAS-17147.1801 - 11.1801CaptainThomas PeytonBWAS-171411.1801CaptainPeter PugetBWAS-17145.1803 - 1805CaptainJohn Clarke SearleBWAS-17142.1806 - 7.1806CaptainJohn Clarke SearleBWAS-17147.1806 - 12.8.1812CaptainRichard LeeBWAS-17149.1812 - 12.1812CaptainFrancis NewcombeBWAS-1714

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.4.1794 - 4.1795Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir James Wallace (d.1803)BWAS-17144.1795 - 1797Rear-Admiral of the White George Keith Elphinstone (1745/46-1823)BWAS-17149.1797 - 1798Vice-Admiral of the RedSir Richard Onslow (1st Baronet of Althain) (1741-1817)BWAS-17145.1799 - 6.1799Vice-Admiral of the RedArchibald Dickson (d.1803)BWAS-17145.1803 - 1804Admiral of the BlueLord George Keith Elphinstone (Baron Keith) (1745/46-1823)BWAS-1714

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.5.1778 - 12.1778LieutenantThomas Hoar Bertie (1758-1825)ref:61616.6.1790 - 1793LieutenantJoseph Bullen (1761-1857)ref:6166.11.1793 - 1795LieutenantJohn Ayscough (1775-1864)NBD18491795 - 24.7.1796LieutenantPeter Ribouleau (d.1847)NBD184910.1795 - 8.1795LieutenantPatrick Campbell (1773-1841)ref:6162.1796 - 6.1796First LieutenantJames Brisbane (1774-1826)ref:6166.1803 - 22.1.1806LieutenantHew Stewart (1780-?)RNB18238.6.1804 - 3.8.1805LieutenantColin MacDonaldNBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.3.1795 - 5.9.1799ChaplainSamuel ColeADM29-1

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1777 - 1777MidshipmanPhilip Beaver (1766-1813)W0334.11.1779 - 13.10.1780MidshipmanWilliam Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO21.8.1796 - 23.8.1796MidshipmanParkins Prynn (1777-?)NAO24.8.1796 - 13.7.1797Master's MateParkins Prynn (1777-?)NAO25.5.1803 - 5.1804MidshipmanJames AtkinsNBD18498.6.1807 - 1.1812MidshipmanGrosvenor BunsterNBD1849

6 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
8.12.1778 - 1.6.1779Captain's ServantWilliam Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO2.6.1779 - 3.11.1779Able SeamanWilliam Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO3.1797 - 17981st Class VolunteerThomas Bennett (1785-?)NBD18498.2.1804 - 8.18041st Class VolunteerEdwin Ludlow RichNBD18494.12.1804 - 8.18051st Class VolunteerJohn Hay (1793-1851)NBD184918.4.1806 - 8.6.1807LandmanGrosvenor BunsterNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.9.1765Completed at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £34407.19.10dBWAS-1714
7.1773Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
4.1774Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £8559.18.8dBWAS-1714
6.1777fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
10.1777fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £9677.1.8dBWAS-1714
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
8.1.1780Attack on Caraccas shipsBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Attack on the Caracas Convoy
16.1.1780Battle of Cape St. Vincent
19.1.1780Sailed to the Relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
5.1780Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £9203.2.9dBWAS-1714
26.10.1780Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
3.2.1781At St EustatiusBWAS-1714
4.2.1781Took the Third Rate Ship of the Line Mars (68) off St Eustatius
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
8.1781Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1714
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
19.4.1782Battle of the Mona Passage
9.1782Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1714
8.1787Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
1.1790Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £36469.14.1dBWAS-1714
6.1790RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1790fitting at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £5550.11.4dBWAS-1714
9.1791Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1792RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1793fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
24.3.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
4.1795Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1714
5.1795Capture of the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1714
17.8.1796Capture of Lucas's squadron in Saldanha BayBWAS-1714
8.1797fitting at Portsmouth at a cost of £11821.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
10.1798In the North SeaBWAS-1714
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
8.1801repairs at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £17054.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.1803fitting at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £10128.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.8.1804In attempt on invasion craft at BoulogneBWAS-1714
9.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
4.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
15.7.1806Boat attack on the GirondeBWAS-1714
25.9.1806Action off Rochefort
11.1807At Lisbon, then escort to the Portugese Royal family on voyage to BrazilBWAS-1714
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
1812Paid offBWAS-1714
3.1813Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
 

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