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Egmont

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.5.1765BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1766BWAS-1793
Launched29.8.1768BWAS-1793
First Commissioned6.11.1770BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Adam HayesBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1748-1785
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up11.1799BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck169Imperial Feet0.0254 
Breadth47Imperial Feet0.1705 
Burthen1,648Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel140' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet42.6911 
Breadth46' 11 ½"Imperial Feet14.0335 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Draught Forward13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft17' 5 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,642 7694Tons BM 

Armament


11.1770Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

1782Broadside Weight = 1684 Imperial Pound ( 763.694 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 68-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck28 British 42-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade

1792Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1793
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
11.1770550EstablishmentBWAS-1793

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.11.1770 - 3.1.1771Captain
Matthew WhitwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
ADM 6/20/311
BWAS-1714
3.1.1771 - 7.1.1774Captain
Edward JekyllBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1774
ADM 6/20/329
BWAS-1714
7.1.1774 - 27.4.1778Captain
John ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1783
ADM 6/21/1
BWAS-1714
27.4.1778 - 8.3.1780Captain
John Carter AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1799
ADM 6/21/396
BWAS-1714
8.3.1780 - 22.8.1781Captain
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
ADM 6/22/96
BWAS-1714
12.8.1782 - 17.8.1782Captain
Jonathon FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1808
ADM 6/22/503
ADM 6/22
17.8.1782 - 10.1.1783Captain
James FergusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1793
ADM 6/22/506
BWAS-1714
10.1.1783 - 17.4.1783Captain
Edward ThornbroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1819
ADM 6/23/6
BWAS-1714
10.5.1790 - 3.6.1790Captain
Charles HopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1792
ADM 6/24/26
ADM 6/24
1.1.1793 - 12.4.1794Captain
Archibald DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1802
: on board from 5.1.1793 ADM 6/24/190
BWAS-1793
12.4.1794 - 25.5.1795Captain
Robert Manners SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1795
ADM 6/25/31
ADM 6/25
26.5.1795 - 31.5.1798Captain
John SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1813
BWAS-1793

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.12.1776 - 5.9.1777Fourth Lieutenant
William AbbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1781
ADM 6/21/240
ADM 6/21
5.9.1777 - 23.1.1779Third Lieutenant
William AbbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1781
ADM 6/21/307
ADM 6/21
23.1.1779 - 8.6.1779Second Lieutenant
William AbbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1781
ADM 6/21/503
ADM 6/21
8.6.1779 - 22.8.1781First Lieutenant
William AbbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1781
ADM 6/21/566
ADM 6/21
21.9.1790 - 30.1.1791Fifth Lieutenant
William CockcraftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1791
Transfered ADM 6/24/69
ADM 6/24
1.1.1793 - 24.6.1793Lieutenant
The Hon. Courtnay BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1831
ref:616

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.6.1790 - 6.12.1790Master
James DovesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1797
ADM 29-1
2.6.1791 - 7.5.1795Carpenter
Richard BryantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1802
ADM 29-1

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1772Volunteer
Manley DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1825
ref:616
1795Able Seaman
H Geary BridgerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
ADM 171/8
1795Ordinary Seaman
John MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8
1795Ordinary Seaman
Thomas SambrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
16.10.1768Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £31097.12.9dBWAS-1603
11.1770Commissioned for the Falklands disputeBWAS-1793
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
2.1780coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7637.18.3dBWAS-1603
22.8.1781

Paid off

BWAS-1793
25.2.1782Ordered to be fitted for service in the North SeaBWAS-1793
4.1782Began fittingBWAS-1793
4.1782Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
7.1782RecommissionedBWAS-1793
8.1782Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £21338.19.1dBWAS-1603
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
4.1783Paid offBWAS-1793
1.1788Started Great Repair and refit at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1.1788Began great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
5.1790RecommissionedBWAS-1793
16.6.1790Ordered to have 32-pounder long guns on the lower deckBWAS-1793
7.1790Completed great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £33938.15.0dBWAS-1603
18.12.1792Original armament reinstatedBWAS-1793
5.4.1793Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
9.3.1796Took the Frigate
La Nemesis (28) 1795-1796
French 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
near Tunis

14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
31.5.1798Paid offADM 51
11.1799Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793


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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