Chatham

3587
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1810BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1810BWAS-1793
Launched14.2.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up10.9.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck177' 9"Imperial Feet53.9526 
Length of Keel146' 7 ⅞"Imperial Feet44.523 
Breadth48' 10"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Depth in Hold21' 6 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Burthen1,860 2594Tons BM 

Armament


4.1812Broadside Weight = 1066 Imperial Pound ( 483.431 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1812 - 24.8.1812CaptainGraham Moore (1764-1843)BWAS-179324.8.1812 - 26.5.1814CaptainRobert Maunsell (1783-1845)NBD18497.1814 - 11.1815CaptainDavid LloydBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.8.1812 - 7.1814Rear-Admiral of the BlueMathew Henry Scott (d.1837)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.11.1812 - 27.10.1814Flag LieutenantFlowers Beckett (1779-?)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1812 - 11.1812MidshipmanThomas Robert BrigstockeNBD18495.1815 - 8.1815MidshipmanEdward KeaneNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1812In the North SeaBWAS-1793
7.1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Sheer Hulk
11.1815Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
10.9.1817Sold to Joshua Crystall for £5,100 to be broken upBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Built from the frames of the Royal-Hollandais, taken on the stocks at the capture of Vlissingen 1809/08/17. The frames were taken down and relaid at Woolwich.

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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