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Elizabeth

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.11.1765BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.5.1766BWAS-1714
Launched17.10.1769BWAS-1714
First Commissioned20.10.1770BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship ClassElizabeth Class (1765)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1797BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck168' 0"Imperial Feet51.2064 
Breadth47' 0"Imperial Feet14.3256 
Burthen1,617Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel137' 9 ⅛"Imperial Feet41.7608 
Breadth46' 10"Imperial Feet14.0208 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Draught Forward12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,617 2394Tons BM 

Armament


17.10.1769Broadside 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
8.12.1765550Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.10.1770 - 29.5.1771Captain
Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1805
ADM 6/20/303
BWAS-1714
3.1.1778 - 14.12.1778Captain
Frederick Lewis MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1785
ADM 6/21/350
BWAS-1714
14.12.1778 - 10.2.1779Captain
William TruscottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1797
ADM 6/21/488
BWAS-1714
10.2.1779 - 8.1.1781Captain
Frederick Lewis MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1785
ADM 6/21/509
ADM 6/21
17.10.1782 - 29.3.1783Captain
Robert KingsmillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1805
ADM 6/22/529
BWAS-1714
30.3.1783 - 24.4.1786Captain
Robert KingsmillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1805
ADM 6/23/42
ADM 6/23
26.4.1786 - 1.5.1789Captain
John BourmasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1804
: on board from 29.4.1786 ADM 6/23/330
BWAS-1714

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1778 - 30.11.1778Fourth Lieutenant
Comer BrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1813
ADM 6/21/350
ADM 6/21
30.11.1778 - 7.12.1778Third Lieutenant
Comer BrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1813
ADM 6/21/480
ADM 6/21
7.12.1778 - 8.1.1781Second Lieutenant
Comer BrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1813
ADM 6/21/484
ADM 6/21
30.3.1783 - 20.5.1783Second Lieutenant
James LeckyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1813
ADM 6/23/42
ADM 6/23
30.3.1783 - 20.5.1783Third Lieutenant
George HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
ADM 6/23/42
ADM 6/23
30.3.1783 - 20.5.1783Fourth Lieutenant
George ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1786
ADM 6/23/42
ADM 6/23
20.5.1783 - 24.4.1786First Lieutenant
James LeckyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1813
ADM 6/23/70
ADM 6/23
20.5.1783 - 24.4.1786Second Lieutenant
George HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
ADM 6/23/70
ADM 6/23
20.5.1783 - 24.4.1786Third Lieutenant
George ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1786
ADM 6/23/70
ADM 6/23

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1787 - 1788Midshipman
Sir Thomas BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1838
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
25.7.1783 - 22.4.1784Able Seaman
Thomas LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1783-1807
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1770Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
17.12.1770Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £27996.5.9dBWAS-1603
17.12.1770Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7648.1.0dBWAS-1603
24.5.1771Paid offADM 51
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
26.12.1778Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
18.12.1779Combat de la Martinique
1780to Jamaica and then home with a convoyBWAS-1714
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
15.5.1780Action of March 15 1780
19.5.1780Action of March 19 1780
8.1.1781Paid offADM 51
5.1782Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
12.1782Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £25314.5.0dBWAS-1603
18.1.1783Sailed for the East Indies, but returned disabled and paid offBWAS-1714
29.3.1783Paid offADM 33
30.3.1783Refitted as a Third Rate GuardshipBWAS-1714
24.4.1786

Paid off

BWAS-1714
29.4.1786

Recommissioned as a guard ship at Portsmouth

BWAS-1714
1.5.1789

Paid off

BWAS-1714
8.1797Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714

 

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