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Raisonable

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Raisonnable
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.12.1762BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down25.11.1765BWAS-1714
Named30.4.1763BWAS-1714
Launched10.12.1768BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.11.1770BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassArdent Class (1762)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Joseph HarrisBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1742-1773
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up3.1815BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck160' 1"Imperial Feet48.7684 
Length of Keel131' 6"Imperial Feet39.9337 
Breadth44' 6"Imperial Feet13.4493 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Draught Forward12' 1"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Aft17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,385 1194Tons BM 

Armament


11.1770Broadside 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
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1762500Design Complement

20 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1770 - 13.5.1771Captain
Maurice SucklingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1778
Transfered ADM 6/20/315
BWAS-1714
13.5.1771 - 14.1.1773Captain
The Hon. Henry St JohnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1778
ADM 6/20/375
BWAS-1714
14.1.1773 - 25.8.1775Captain
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1802
Transfered ADM 6/20/471
BWAS-1714
25.2.1776 - 4.12.1779Captain
Thomas FitzherbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1794
Transfered ADM 6/21/161
BWAS-1714
4.12.1779 - 15.5.1780Captain
Henry Francis EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1781
BWAS-1714
15.5.1780 - 29.8.1780Captain
Smith ChildBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1810
ADM 6/22/217
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 25.12.1780
BWAS-1714
29.8.1780 - 23.11.1780Captain
Sir Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1788
: on board from 30.8.1780 Transfered ADM 6/22/235
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 19.1.1781
B051
11.1.1782 - 1.8.1783Captain
Lord John Augustus HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1796
ADM 6/22/397
BWAS-1714
31.1.1793 - 30.9.1794Captain
James CranstounBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1796
: on board from 13.2.1793 ADM 6/24/199
BWAS-1714
23.9.1794 - 6.12.1795Captain
Robert ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1797
: on board from 30.9.1794 ADM 6/25/88
BWAS-1714
7.12.1795 - 20.1.1801Captain
Charles BoylesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1714
21.1.1801 - 25.4.1802Captain
John DilkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1814
E-WIKI
3.1803 - 4.1804Captain
William HothamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
BWAS-1714
4.1804 - 9.1804Captain
Charles MalcolmBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1827
BWAS-1714
9.1804 - 4.1805Captain
Robert BartonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1830
BWAS-1714
4.1805 - 7.1810Captain
Josias RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1714
11.1810 - 1811Commander
Francis DickinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1812
BWAS-1714
1811 - 5.1812Commander
Thomas NewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1812
BWAS-1714
5.1812 - 7.1812Commander
Charles HewittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1815
BWAS-1714
7.1812 - 1.6.1814Captain
Edward Snyd ClayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1779 - 4.12.1779Commodore
Sir George CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1.1805 - 1810Lieutenant
Richard BluettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1816
NBD1849
9.3.1805 - 31.8.1810Lieutenant
Samuel WaltersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1815
ref:574

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1771Surgeon
Alexander NaismithBritish
Naval Sailor
Medic
Service 1744-1771
ref:916
15.11.1794 - 6.12.1795Carpenter
William SpackshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1802
Transfered ADM 29/1/23
ADM 29-1

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
24.4.1771 - 21.5.1771Midshipman
Horatio NelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1797
NAO
8.1780 - 10.1780Midshipman
Christopher ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1828
WWNH
12.1796 - 30.4.1802Midshipman
Thomas BurdwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1844
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
25.4.1793 - 5.1793Captain's Servant
John NugentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1841
NBD1849
1.10.1796 - 12.1796Able Seaman
Thomas BurdwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1844
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1770Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
15.3.1771Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £32376.14.8dBWAS-1714
15.3.1771Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £2945.3.5dBWAS-1714
15.5.1771

Paid off

BWAS-1714
25.5.1771Recommissioned as a guard shipBWAS-1714
5.1775Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
23.9.1775

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.1776RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1776Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11965.16.3dBWAS-1714
24.12.1776Took the Privateer
Dalton 1776-1776
American Privateer

2.1777Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1777Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3213.10.5dBWAS-1714
23.3.1777Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
5.1779At Hampton RoadsBWAS-1714
21.7.1779In the PenobscotBWAS-1714
14.8.1779Took the Sloop
Hunter (14) 1779-1779
American 14 Gun
Privateer Sloop

1.1780Began operations against CharlestonBWAS-1714
8.1780Voyage homeBWAS-1714
16.12.1780

Paid off

ADM 51
5.1781Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1782In the DownsBWAS-1714
4.1782Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17885.19.4dBWAS-1714
9.1782Sailed to the relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
8.12.1782Arrived in the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1.8.1783Paid offADM 51
5.1785Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
4.1786Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £26339.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.1791Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
70.1791Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1822.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.1793Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
2.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1793Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5358.0.0dBWAS-1714
1794refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7323.0.0dBWAS-1714
10.1796Began refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.1797Completed refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9124.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1800Began making good defects at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
8.1800Completed making good defects at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £12528.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.1801RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1801Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1714
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
4.1802Began making good defects at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.4.1802Paid offADM 51
5.1803Completed making good defects at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £10848.0.0dBWAS-1714
22.7.18053rd Battle of Cape Finisterre
1806South American stationBWAS-1714
10.1807Returned to England and paid offBWAS-1714
1.5.1810Sailed from St Helenaref:574
5.7.1810In the Downsref:574
9.7.1810Anchored at the Noreref:574
31.7.1810

Paid off at Chatham

ADM 51
8.1810Began fittingBWAS-1714
11.1810Recommissioned as a guard ship at SheernessBWAS-1714
11.1810Completed fittingBWAS-1714
1.6.1814

Paid off

BWAS-1714
3.1815Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
 
 

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