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Eagle -> 1800 Buckingham

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Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.1.1771BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1771BWAS-1793
Launched12.5.1774BWAS-1793
First Commissioned2.1776BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassIntrepid Class (1765)BWAS-1793
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John & William WellsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up10.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck159' 8 ½"Imperial Feet48.4759 
Length of Keel131' 3"Imperial Feet39.9313 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Draught Forward10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Draught Aft16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,372 1494Tons BM 

Armament


1774Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1774500EstablishmentBWAS-1714

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.2.1776 - 30.4.1777Captain
Henry DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1782
: on board from 3.3.1776 ADM 6/21/154
BWAS-1714
30.4.1777 - 6.12.1777Captain
Roger CurtisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1810
ADM 6/21/464
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 29.10.1788
BWAS-1714
24.2.1779 - 6.2.1783Captain
Ambrose ReddallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1783
BWAS-1714
6.2.1783 - 3.2.1786Captain
William ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1796
ADM 6/23/284
Issued by
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 7.6.1785
BWAS-1714
6.1796 - 12.1796Lieutenant
John GardinerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1811
BWAS-1714
12.1796 - 1798Lieutenant
George DyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1798
BWAS-1714
1798 - 24.4.1802Lieutenant
James JamesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1828
BWAS-1714
30.6.1803 - 18.8.1805Lieutenant
John MastonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1805
BWAS-1714
19.8.1805 - 15.7.1812Lieutenant
George PaulBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1812
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1776 - 13.8.1778Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
Transfered ADM 107/3/138
BWAS-1714

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.5.1776 - 11.5.1777Fifth Lieutenant
James WattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1782
ADM 6/21/491
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 22.12.1778
SNForum
10.5.1776 - 25.1.1778Sixth Lieutenant
Thomas FarnhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1791
ADM 6/21/491
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 22.12.1778
SNForum
1777 - 29.3.1777Lieutenant
Thomas Hannaford HurdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1768-1802
ref:616
11.5.1777 - 24.1.1778Fifth Lieutenant
Hugh Cloberry ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1797
ADM 6/21/491
SNForum
22.4.1778 - 22.2.1779Fifth Lieutenant
The Hon. Michael de CourcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
Transfered ADM 6/21/491
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 22.12.1778
SNForum
22.11.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
Thomas PulhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/91
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
John Micklam HalsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1798
ADM 6/24/91
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
Bonamy BradbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1794
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas AlexanderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1788 - 24.4.1802Carpenter
Abraham SugdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1802
ADM 29-1

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1776 - 20.4.1776Midshipman
John CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1794
ref:616
3.8.1776 - 13.8.1776Midshipman
William CarnegieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1830
NAO
14.8.1776 - 15.8.1776Able Seaman
William CarnegieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1830
NAO
16.8.1776 - 16.7.1777Midshipman
William CarnegieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1830
Transfered
NAO
1.7.1778 - 12.1778Midshipman
William Robert BroughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1818
ref:616

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
9.5.1776 - 24.3.1778Carpenter's Servant
Provo Teacher WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1778
ADM 29/8
10.2.1797 - 1798Boy
George Guy BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1782Lieutenant of Marines
Joseph LambrechtBritish
Marine
Service 1778-1814
ref:929

Service History


DateEventSource
1776Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
11.5.1776Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
30.7.1776Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £27835.13.0dBWAS-1714
30.7.1776Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £7093.19.1dBWAS-1714
6.9.1776Attacked by the submersible Turtle in New York harbourBWAS-1714
22.7.1778At Sandy HookBWAS-1714
25.9.1778Sailed for homeBWAS-1714
12.1778Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
2.1779Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7469.3.10dBWAS-1714
7.3.1780Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
8.12.1780Present at the destruction of shipping at MangaloreBWAS-1714
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
1.1783Coppered at BombayBWAS-1714
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
3.2.1786Paid offADM 51
3.1794Fitted as a lazarette at ChathamBWAS-1714
3.1794Refitted as a Unrated Lazarette
6.1796Recommissioned as a prison ship in the MedwayBWAS-1714
6.1796Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
15.8.1800Renamed BuckinghamBWAS-1714
24.4.1802

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1803Recommissioned as a prison ship at GillinghamBWAS-1714
1806Prison ship at ChathamBWAS-1714

 

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