Caesar

3460
Nominal Guns80BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.11.1783BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down24.1.1786BWAS-1793
Acquired16.11.1793BWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas PollardBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up2.1821BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 0"Imperial Feet55.1688 
Length of Keel148' 1"Imperial Feet45.1109 
Breadth50' 5"Imperial Feet15.367 
Depth in Hold22' 11"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Draught Forward13' 8"Imperial Feet4.0301 
Draught Aft19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen2,002 7494Tons BM 

Armament


1794Broadside Weight = 945 Imperial Pound ( 428.5575 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794650 BWAS-1793

15 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.12.1793 - 8.1794CaptainAnthony James Pye Molloy (d.1815): on board from 20.1.1794 ADM 6/24/292ADM 518.1794 - 1.1795CaptainJohn Whitby (d.1806)BWAS-17931.1795 - 2.1795CaptainWilliam Mitchell (1746-1816)BWAS-17932.1795LieutenantWilliam MurrayBWAS-17933.1795 - 1795CaptainCharles Edmund Nugent (1759-1844)BWAS-17931797 - 1798CaptainRoddam Home (d.1801)BWAS-17933.1799 - 31.12.1799CaptainSir James Saumarez (1757-1836)BWAS-17931.1801 - 4.1802CaptainJahleel Brenton (1770-1844)BWAS-17934.1802 - 13.8.1802CaptainHugh Downman (1765-1858)BWAS-17939.5.1805 - 7.1805CaptainJohn Tremayne RoddBWAS-17937.1805 - 9.11.1805CommodoreRichard John Strachan (d.1828)BWAS-17939.11.1805 - 12.1806CaptainThomas George Shortland (1771-1827)BWAS-179312.1806 - 1810CaptainCharles Richardson (d.1850)BWAS-17931810 - 5.1811CaptainWilliam Granger (d.1848)BWAS-17931812CaptainJeremiah Coghlan (1775-1844)BWAS-1793

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1794 - 12.1794Rear-Admiral of the RedThe Hon. William Cornwallis (1744-1819)EWIKI1.1.1801 - c.13.8.1802Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir James Saumarez (1757-1836)BWAS-17939.11.1805 - 1806Rear-Admiral of the BlueRichard John Strachan (d.1828)BWAS-17931809 - 1810Rear-Admiral of the WhiteRobert Stopford (1768-1847)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1794LieutenantWilliam Henry DicksonADM 171/87.1.1795 - 5.4.1799LieutenantRichard KevernNBD184911.5.1805 - 30.1.1808LieutenantCharles Cumby (1779-?)NBD1849

9 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1794CarpenterWilliam Holmesref:9241794BoatswainJohn Shaw (d.1801)ref:9241794MasterJohn Luckey (d.1812)ref:9241794ChaplainRobert Binghamref:9241794SurgeonThomas Leedsref:9241794PurserEdward Eilbeckref:9241794GunnerJohn Filmoreref:9245.6.1797 - 21.3.1799BoatswainGeorge William Forster (d.1820)NAO18.4.1800 - 25.4.1803BoatswainGeorge William Forster (d.1820)NAO

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1794MidshipmanHenry GordonADM 171/81794Quarter GunnerJohn WalkerADM 171/810.1794 - 24.10.1794MidshipmanSir Thomas Brown (d.1851)NBD18491.7.1799 - 4.1802MidshipmanThe Hon. Arthur Richard Turnour (1787-1853)NBD18495.1805 - 12.8.1810MidshipmanIsaac BurchNBD18495.12.1808 - 4.1810MidshipmanHugh Somerville Burniston (1796-?)NBD1849

15 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Ordinary SeamanJames CoombeADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanJoseph SmithADM 171/81794Able SeamanThomas CarterADM 171/81794LandmanGeorge SaulADM 171/81794LandmanGeorge BrewerADM 171/81794Able SeamanGeorge MugfordADM 171/81794Able SeamanJames BevanADM 171/81794Able SeamanJames KnightADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanG WadeADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanJames BattADM 171/81794Able SeamanWilliam HartADM 171/81794Able SeamanJames TowberryADM 171/81794Able SeamanEdward DraytonADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanJohn SnellADM 171/85.4.1800 - 12.18021st Class VolunteerFrank CutlerNBD1849

5 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1794Lieutenant of MarinesThomas Hopperref:9241794Lieutenant of MarinesBenjamin Dickensonref:9241794Captain of MarinesJames Driffieldref:9241794DrummerJames PrattonADM 171/81794PrivateRobert CarneADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
13.2.1794Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £59786.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
2.1796Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1796Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8221.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1797Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1798Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £10999.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.4.1799

Sailed from Plymouth

TNC
6.7.1801Battle of Algeciras Bay
12.7.1801The Gut of Gibraltar
13.8.1802

Paid off

BWAS-1793
7.1804Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1805Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £37300.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.11.1805Battle of Cape Ortegal
27.2.1809Action at Sables d'Olonne
28.7.1809Walcheren Expedition
13.3.1810Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
1813Placed in ordinaryBWAS-1793
1813Fitted as an Army clothing depot ship at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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