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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.9.1766BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1767BWAS-1714
Launched12.4.1770BWAS-1714
First Commissioned7.12.1770BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassElizabeth ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorAdam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up3.1813BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel137' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet41.7767 
Breadth46' 11"Imperial Feet14.025 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Draught Forward12' 7"Imperial Feet3.7465 
Draught Aft17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1,611 5794Tons BM 

Armament


12.1770Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

1805Broadside Weight = 965 Imperial Pound ( 437.6275 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1770600EstablishmentBWAS-1714

14 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.12.1770 - 7.12.1773CaptainWilliam Hotham (1736-1813) ADM 6/20/321BWAS-17147.12.1773 - 13.7.1775CaptainJohn Hollwall (c.1723-1775)† ADM 6/20/531BWAS-171415.7.1775 - 17.1.1780CaptainChaloner Ogle (1738-1816) ADM 6/21/104BWAS-171417.1.1780 - 12.4.1782CaptainLord Robert Manners (1758-1782) ADM 6/22/100
Issued by Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 17.3.1780
BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 - 9.7.1782CaptainJohn Symons (c.1732-1799) ADM 6/22/549
Issued by George Brydges Rodney (Baronet ) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 2.12.1782
ADM 6/22
12.7.1782 - 27.11.1782CaptainSir James Wallace (c.1732-1803) ADM 6/23/27
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 25.2.1783
BWAS-1714
19.7.1793 - 12.4.1794CaptainJames Cumming (1738-1808): on board from 27.7.1793 ADM 6/24/256BWAS-171411.4.1794 - 26.5.1797CaptainFrancis Pender: on board from 16.4.1794 ADM 6/25/29BWAS-17147.1797 - 10.1798CaptainWilliam LechmereBWAS-17147.1799 - 12.1799CaptainWilliam Mitchell (1746-1816)BWAS-171412.1799 - 21.7.1802CaptainAlan Hyde Gardner (1770-1815)BWAS-17141.1806 - 7.1809CaptainGeorge Burlton (d.1815)BWAS-17147.1809 - 1810CaptainWilliam WardBWAS-17141810 - 21.1.1811CaptainCharles Temple Hardy (1765-1714)BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1780 - 26.9.1780CommodoreChaloner Ogle (1738-1816)BWAS-171412.4.1794 - 1.6.1795Rear-Admiral of the WhiteThe Hon. George Murray (1741-1797)BWAS-171425.5.1797 - 10.1798Vice-Admiral of the WhiteGeorge Vandeput (d.1800)BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.7.1782 - 27.11.1782Second LieutenantChristopher Clutterbuck ADM 6/23/62
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 2.5.1783
ADM 6/23
1794 - 1795LieutenantCharles Wollaston (1777-1845)NBD184917.11.1800 - 7.1802LieutenantColin MacDonaldNBD184914.2.1810 - 12.1.1811LieutenantGeorge Brooks (d.1856)NBD1849

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
11.3.1787 - 22.5.1788MasterRobert BlackADM29-121.1.1796 - 26.7.1796MasterDavid ClarkADM29-11806 - 1807SurgeonGabriel JohnstonNA-ROA23.2.1808 - 15.2.1810MasterJohn BurnettADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1807 - 7.1809MidshipmanThomas BunnNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
17.5.1770Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £33576.8.7dBWAS-1603
3.1772fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1603
22.6.1773At the Spithead ReviewBWAS-1714
1774Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
11.1777In the ChannelBWAS-1714
5.1779Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
7.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8300.18.10dBWAS-1603
8.1.1780Attack on Caracas shipsBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Attack on the Caracas Convoy
16.1.1780Battle of Cape St. Vincent
19.1.1780Relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
24.2.1780Took the Ship of the Line Le Protée (64) off Madeira
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
17.5.1780Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
13.7.1780Arrived in North AmericaBWAS-1714
11.1780Sailed to the West Indies with RodneyBWAS-1714
3.2.1781At capture of St EustatiusBWAS-1714
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
5.1781At TobagoBWAS-1714
8.1781Sailed to North America with HoodBWAS-1714
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
5.12.1781Arrived in the West IndiesBWAS-1714
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
7.1782Sailed for home and paid offBWAS-1714
3.1783Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
7.1784Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £28716.6.0dBWAS-1603
10.1789fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £13267.0.0dBWAS-1603
7.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
18.5.1794Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
25.10.1798

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1799RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1801Mutiny at BantryBWAS-1714
1.1801refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8950.0.0dBWAS-1603
21.7.1802

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
1.1806RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
1.1.1808Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1714
1.1809Evacuation of CorunnaBWAS-1714
11.4.1809Battle of the Basque Roads
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
1810In the BalticBWAS-1714
21.1.1811Paid offADM 51
1812In ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NA-ROAThe National Archive - Records of the Admiralty etc. Book
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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