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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Jupiter' (1782) (74)
Captured11.10.1797BWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland
ConstructorA Staats
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold10.9.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck167' 4"Imperial Feet50.9031 
Length of Keel136' 0"Imperial Feet41.4528 
Breadth46' 5"Imperial Feet14.042 
Depth in Hold18' 2 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen1,558 5494Tons BM 

Armament


10.1797Broadside Weight = 960 Imperial Pound ( 435.36 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.179873as a prison shipBWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1798 - 1799LieutenantFrancis McGie (d.1800)BWAS-17931799 - 4.1799LieutenantWilliam Chilcott (d.1803)BWAS-17931800 - 9.1800LieutenantRichard Turner HancockBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1.1798RegisteredBWAS-1793
10.1.1798Arrived at Chatham and laid upBWAS-1793
10.1798Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison Ship
4.1802Refitted as a Other Vessels Powder Magazine

 

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