Prince Regent

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Nominal Guns120B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1.1812B181
Keel Laid Down17.7.1815B181
Launched12.4.1823B181
First Commissioned3.9.1823B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
CategoryFirst RateB181
Ship TypeShip of the Line B181
Sailing RigShip RiggedB181
Broken Up1873B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck205' 0"Imperial Feet62.484 
Length of Keel170' 7"Imperial Feet51.8185 
Breadth53' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet16.1735 
Depth in Hold24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 
Burthen2,613Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck205' 0"Imperial Feet62.484 
Length of Keel170' 11"Imperial Feet51.8164 
Breadth53' 6"Imperial Feet16.2052 
Depth in Hold23' 2"Imperial Feet7.0273 
Burthen2,602 1494Tons BM 

Armament


1823Broadside Weight = 1520 Imperial Pound ( 689.32 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

1823Broadside Weight = 1568 Imperial Pound ( 711.088 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 British 24-Pound Congreve
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.8.1827 - 1830Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Henry Blackwood (1st Baronet of the Navy) (1770-1832)ref:616

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.12.1825 - 1826LieutenantJoseph Cammelleri (1794-1860)NBD184912.5.1827 - 29.9.1827UnknownPhilip Henry Bridges (d.1848)NBD18492.8.1827 - 8.1830LieutenantWilliam Silvester Addington (1783-1863)NBD18492.5.1828 - 11.11.1828LieutenantWilliam KellyNBD184910.8.1829 - 22.4.1830LieutenantHenry John Codrington (1808-1877)W0331831Unknown Richard Crozier (1803-1880)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1824Master's MateGeorge Sherass Brittain (1801-1857)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1823Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £97715.0.0dB181
3.9.1823Commissioned as a guardshipB181
9.1847Refitted as a 92 gun Second Rate
1861Converted to a screw ship of the lineB181


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
 

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