Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1786BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.1790BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1714
Constructor Martin Ware (d.1801)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1826BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck176' 0"Imperial Feet53.6448 
Length of Keel145' 2"Imperial Feet44.1971 
Breadth48' 8"Imperial Feet14.6558 
Depth in Hold19' 6"Imperial Feet5.8081 
Burthen1,828 7294Tons BM 


5.1790Broadside Weight = 790 Imperial Pound ( 358.265 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

12.1806Broadside Weight = 888 Imperial Pound ( 402.708 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Quarterdeck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1790650 BWAS-1714

16 Ship Commanders

10.5.1790 - 22.10.1790CaptainSir Hyde Parker (1739-1807) Transfered ADM 6/24/26BWAS-171411.12.1790 - 31.12.1790CaptainSir Roger Curtis (1746-1816) ADM 6/24/94BWAS-171431.12.1790 - 28.8.1791CaptainSir Roger Curtis (1746-1816) ADM 6/24/99ADM 6/2428.8.1791 - 7.1.1793CaptainSir Roger Curtis (1746-1816) ADM 6/24/130ADM 6/247.1.1793 - 30.6.1794Captain John Harvey (1740-1794)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/24/205BWAS-171430.9.1794 - 6.1795Captain Charles Fitzgerald (1756-1810) ADM 6/25/90BWAS-17146.1795 - 7.1795Captain William Browell (d.1831)BWAS-171423.7.1795 - 9.1795Captain Thomas Le Marchant Gosselin (1765-1857)BWAS-17149.1795 - 1797Captain William Browell (d.1831)BWAS-171415.11.1796 - 5.1799Captain William Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO1798 - 4.1799Acting Captain Hugh Cook (d.1834)BWAS-17144.1799 - 6.1800Commander William Chilcott (d.1803)BWAS-17146.1800 - 9.1800Captain James Wallis (d.1808)BWAS-17143.1801 - 1801Captain George Hopewell Stephens (d.1819)BWAS-17142.1807 - 1808CaptainSir Thomas GravesBWAS-17141813 - 1814Lieutenant John Hindes SparkesBWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers

7.1793 - 9.1794Rear-Admiral of the White George Bowyer (1740-1800)BWAS-17141.6.1795 - 10.1799Rear-Admiral of the Red Richard Rodney Bligh (1737-1821) Transferedref:676

2 Commissioned Officers

25.12.1806 - 24.7.1811Lieutenant Thomas Morley BlaineyNBD18492.1807 - 3.1808Lieutenant George CanningNAO

1 Warrant Officer

27.10.1794 - 5.5.1796Master Peter Schuyler BruffADM 29-1

5 Petty Officers

28.1.1793 - 28.2.1793Midshipman John Pilfold (1769-1834)RNB18231.3.1793 - 14.7.1794Master's Mate John Pilfold (1769-1834)RNB18231794Midshipman Thomas RenwickADM 171/81797 - 11.9.1798Midshipman Flowers Beckett (1779-?)NBD18499.1800 - 10.1800Midshipman Charles Crowdy (1786-?)NBD1849

21 Crewmen

8.1791 - 1794Boy Justinian Barrell (d.1869)NBD18496.6.1792 - 27.1.1793Able Seaman John Pilfold (1769-1834)NAO1794Able Seaman John MayADM 171/81794Able Seaman Thomas HewittADM 171/81794Able Seaman Richard GriswellADM 171/81794Able Seaman Richard GoffADM 171/81794Able Seaman Thomas SmithADM 171/81794Able Seaman Robert SeedADM 171/81794Able Seaman Henry RabbickADM 171/81794Able Seaman George PuddingtonADM 171/81794Able Seaman William MerwoodADM 171/81794Ordinary Seaman John VineyADM 171/81794Ordinary Seaman William CampbellADM 171/81794Landman John HeranteADM 171/81794Landman Daniel CullenADM 171/81794Landman James MorganADM 171/81794Landman Nicholas ArthursADM 171/81794Captain's Servant Peter CornwallADM 171/81794Captain's Servant Justinian Barrell (d.1869)ADM 171/81795Able Seaman Peter MoserADM 171/81795Landman Thomas GalpinADM 171/8

1 Marine

1794Private, 29th Regiment of Foot Thomas RobsonADM 171/8

Service History

5.1790Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £43024.0.0dBWAS-1714
17.5.1790Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
18.6.1790Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4757.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1791Commissioned as a guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
9.1794Paid off and then recommissionedBWAS-1714
16.6.1795First Battle of Groix
6.1800At JamaicaBWAS-1714
9.1800Paid offBWAS-1714
2.1801Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1801Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
12.1806Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1807Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £18818.0.0dBWAS-1714
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
1808Placed in ordinaryBWAS-1714
1808Placed in ordinary at GillinghamBWAS-1714
5.1812Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
6.1812Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1813Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
8.1815Refitted as a Unrated Powder Hulk
10.1825Refitted as a Unrated Lazarette
8.1826Break up completed at SheernessBWAS-1714


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