Trident

342
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.2.1763BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down10.1763BWAS-1714
Named30.4.1763BWAS-1714
Launched20.4.1768BWAS-1714
First Commissioned20.10.1770
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam PownallBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold3.7.1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck159' 0"Imperial Feet48.4632 
Length of Keel130' 9"Imperial Feet39.6316 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 
Depth in Hold19' 4"Imperial Feet5.8025 
Draught Forward11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Draught Aft17' 11"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,366 8694Tons BM 

Armament


10.1770Broadside 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
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1.1762500Design Complement

20 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.10.1770 - 21.5.1771CaptainBroderick Hartwell (1735-1784) ADM 6/20/303BWAS-171421.5.1771 - 9.1774CaptainCharles Ellys (d.1794) ADM 6/20/377BWAS-171418.3.1777 - 29.4.1777CaptainRobert Digby (1732-1815) ADM 6/21/268ADM 6/2129.4.1777 - 4.1778CaptainJohn Elliot (1732-1808) ADM 6/21/282BWAS-171411.4.1778 - 1780CaptainAnthony James Pye Molloy (d.1815)BWAS-17141780 - 1781CaptainJohn Thomas (d.1810)BWAS-17141781 - 9.1781CaptainThomas Dumaresq (1729-1802)BWAS-17144.1795 - 11.1795CaptainTheophilius JonesBWAS-171411.1795 - 6.1798CaptainEdward Oliver OsbornBWAS-17146.1798CaptainLord Edward Michael Pakenham (2nd Baron Longford) (1743-1792)BWAS-17146.1799 - 10.1799CaptainSimon MillerBWAS-171410.1799 - 1.1801CaptainJohn Turnor (d.1801)BWAS-17141.1800 - 1801CaptainHenry Lidgbird Ball (1756-1818)BWAS-17142.1801 - 3.1801CommanderPeter HeywoodBWAS-17143.1801CommanderCharles James Johnston (d.1835)BWAS-17141804 - 1805CaptainThomas Surridge (d.1820)BWAS-17141805 - 10.1805CaptainBenjamin William Page (1765-1845)BWAS-17149.1807 - 1809CaptainRobert CampbellBWAS-17141809 - 1815CaptainRichard Budd Vincent (c.1770-1831)BWAS-17141816CommanderCharles Hope ReidBWAS-1714

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1771 - 9.1774Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Peter Denis (1st Baronet of St Mary's) (1713-1778)BWAS-17144.1778 - 1780CommodoreJohn Elliot (1732-1808)BWAS-17149.1795Rear-Admiral of the BlueCharles Morice Pole (1757-1830)BWAS-17141804 - 1805Vice-Admiral of the RedPeter Rainier (1741-1808)BWAS-17141812 - 1815Rear-Admiral of the RedJohn LaugharneBWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.11.1770 - 30.11.1770Third LieutenantTobias Furneaux (1735-1781) ADM 6/20/309ADM 6/209.7.1794 - 3.1797LieutenantJohn Baker (1770-1845)NBD184923.9.1795 - 1796LieutenantJames John Charles Agassiz (1772-1858)NBD18491.1812 - 12.1812Acting LieutenantWilliam Francis BondNBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.11.1795 - 2.5.1796MasterJohn Tomlin (d.1805)ADM29-110.10.1798 - 10.10.1804BoatswainWilliam ScarthNAO

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1803MidshipmanJohn Reddie Black (1787-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1770Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1.1771Completed at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £27703.3.10dBWAS-1714
1.1771Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £6498.6.9dBWAS-1714
23.8.1771Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
5.1772Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
7.1772Completed fitting at a cost of £3644.6.8dBWAS-1714
9.1774Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1775fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
10.1776Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
3.1777RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1777Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £10070.7.10dBWAS-1714
13.4.1778Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
22.7.1778At Sandy HookBWAS-1714
13.12.1778Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
15.5.1780Action of 15th March 1780
19.5.1780Action of 19th March 1780
7.1781Arrived homeBWAS-1714
9.1781Paid offBWAS-1714
11.1781Began great repair at UnknownBWAS-1714
12.1783Completed great repair at a cost of £25855.4.0dBWAS-1714
2.1795Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
4.1795RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1795Completed fitting at a cost of £9708.0.0dBWAS-1714
16.5.1796Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
17.8.1796At Dutch surrender in Saldanha BayBWAS-1714
10.1805Paid offBWAS-1714
9.1807Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
4.1808Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
1809At MaltaBWAS-1714
3.7.1816Sold at Malta to Vicenzo Casuli for £1,516.10.0dBWAS-1714

 

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