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 Commissioned20.10.1770BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Designed by William BatelyBWAS-1714
Constructor William PownallBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
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 - 21.5.1771Captain Broderick Hartwell (c.1714-1784) ADM 6/20/303BWAS-171421.5.1771 - 24.9.1774Captain Charles Ellys (c.1730-1794) ADM 6/20/377BWAS-171418.3.1777 - 29.4.1777Captain Robert Digby (1732-1815) ADM 6/21/268ADM 6/2129.4.1777 - 11.4.1778Captain John Elliot (1732-1808) ADM 6/21/282BWAS-171411.4.1778 - 23.7.1780Captain Anthony James Pye Molloy (d.1815)BWAS-171423.7.1780 - 15.11.1780Captain John Thomas (d.1810) ADM 6/22/466
Issued by Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 9.5.1782
BWAS-1714
15.11.1780 - 5.9.1781Captain Thomas Dumaresq (1729-1802) ADM 6/22/377
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 4.12.1781
BWAS-1714
22.11.1790Captain Edward Pakenham (d.1798) ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/245.5.1795 - 11.1795Captain Theophilius JonesBWAS-171411.1795 - 6.1798Captain Edward Oliver OsbornBWAS-17146.1799 - 10.1799Captain Simon MillerBWAS-171410.1799 - 1.1801Captain John Turnor (d.1801)BWAS-17141.1800 - 1801Captain Henry Lidgbird Ball (1756-1818)BWAS-17142.1801 - 3.1801Commander Peter HeywoodBWAS-17143.1801Commander Charles James Johnston (d.1835)BWAS-17141804 - 1805Captain Thomas Surridge (d.1820)BWAS-17141805 - 10.1805Captain Benjamin William Page (1765-1845)BWAS-17149.1807 - 1809Captain Robert CampbellBWAS-17141809 - 30.9.1809Captain Richard Budd Vincent (c.1770-1831)BWAS-171422.1.1816 - 11.5.1816Commander Charles Hope ReidBWAS-1714

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.5.1771 - 24.9.1774Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Peter Denis (1st Baronet of St Mary's) (c.1713-1778)BWAS-171411.4.1778 - 22.5.1779Commodore John Elliot (1732-1808)BWAS-17149.1795Rear-Admiral of the Blue Charles Morice Pole (1757-1830)BWAS-17141804 - 1805Vice-Admiral of the Red Peter Rainier (1741-1808)BWAS-17141812 - 1815Rear-Admiral of the Red John LaugharneBWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


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

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.11.1795 - 2.5.1796Master John Tomlin (d.1805)ADM 29-110.10.1798 - 10.10.1804Boatswain William ScarthNAO

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1803Midshipman John Reddie Black (1787-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1770Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.1771Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £27703.3.10dBWAS-1714
1.1771Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth 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
24.9.1774

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1.1775fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
10.1776Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
3.1777RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1777Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 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 March 15 1780
19.5.1780Action of March 19 1780
7.1781Arrived homeBWAS-1714
5.9.1781

Paid off

BWAS-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 - Chatham BWAS-1714
4.1808Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1809At MaltaBWAS-1714
3.7.1816Sold at Malta to Vicenzo Casuli for £1,516.10.0dBWAS-1714

 

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