Carnatic -> 1815 Captain

3499
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired21.1.1783BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1783BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCarnatic ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJames TaylorBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up9.1825BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck172' 3"Imperial Feet52.4267 
Length of Keel140' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet42.6784 
Breadth47' 9"Imperial Feet14.3583 
Depth in Hold20' 9"Imperial Feet6.3246 
Burthen1,703 2194Tons BM 

Armament


21.1.1783Broadside 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
1783640Design complementBWAS-1714

14 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.1.1783 - 20.1.1783CaptainWilliam O'Bryen Drury (d.1811) ADM 6/23/12ADM 6/2320.1.1783 - 21.1.1783CaptainJames Alms (c.1755-1816) ADM 6/23/12ADM 6/2321.1.1783 - 19.3.1783CaptainJohn Peyton ADM 6/23/13ADM 6/2319.3.1783 - 21.4.1786CaptainAnthony James Pye Molloy (d.1815) ADM 6/23/36BWAS-171421.4.1786 - 1.5.1789CaptainThe Hon. Peregrine Bertie (1740/41-1790) ADM 6/23/329BWAS-17141.5.1789 - 28.8.1791CaptainJohn Ford (c.1738-1796) ADM 6/23/523BWAS-171428.8.1791 - 30.8.1792CaptainJohn Ford (c.1738-1796) ADM 6/24/130ADM 6/2411.1795 - 3.1796CaptainRichard GrindallBWAS-17143.1796 - 1797CaptainHenry JenkinsBWAS-17141798 - 1799CaptainGeorge Bowen (d.1800)BWAS-17141799 - 1800CaptainJohn Loring (d.1808)BWAS-17141800 - 1.1801CaptainEdward Tyrrel SmithBWAS-17141.1801 - 6.1802CaptainCharles Brisbane (1769-1829)BWAS-17146.1802 - 1805CaptainCharles Vinicombe PenroseBWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.9.1787 - 11.1787Rear-Admiral of the Blue John Jervis (1734/35-1823)BWAS-17143.1796 - 1797Rear-Admiral of the BlueCharles Morice Pole (1757-1830)BWAS-17146.1802 - 1802Rear-Admiral of the WhiteRobert MontaguBWAS-1714

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.1.1800 - 27.11.1801MasterJames RusselADM29-120.4.1802 - 8.7.1802MasterJames RusselADM29-1

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1782 - 1783MidshipmanThomas BrowneNBD184921.1.1783 - 15.3.1783MidshipmanThomas Baker (1771-1845)ref:6169.1787 - 12.1793MidshipmanJohn Baker (1770-1845)NBD18491789 - 26.8.1789MidshipmanAnthony Hunt (d.1798)TNC1789 - 1793MidshipmanRichard BourneNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
13.2.1796 - 18.11.17961st Class VolunteerWilliam Hill (1779-?)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
2.2.1783Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £13803.19.5dBWAS-1714
7.1783coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2929.13.10dBWAS-1714
1785Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
2.1787Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.1787Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £8743.11.3dBWAS-1714
6.1790fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5054.11.10dBWAS-1714
8.1791Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
30.8.1792Paid offADM 51
11.1792Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1796Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £39229.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1796Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
6.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1805Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1812In ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1714
14.7.1815Renamed CaptainBWAS-1714
30.9.1825Break up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


Paid for by the HEICBWAS-1714
The ship was paid for by the Honerable East India comany, the only cost to the R.N. was £112.6.7d for 'extra works'

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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