Princess Charlotte

Nominal Guns112B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1818B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B065
Ship ClassPrincess Charlotte ClassB065
ConstructorNicholas DiddamsB065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1817
Length of Gundeck198' 3"Imperial Feet60.3512 
Length of Keel164' 0.5"Imperial Feet49.9892 
Breadth52' 11"Imperial Feet15.8623 
Breadth (oa)53' 10"Imperial Feet16.1544 
Depth in Hold22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Burthen2,443 3094Tons BM 


14.9.1825Broadside Weight = 1880 Imperial Pound ( 852.58 kg)BWAS-1817
Lower Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Upper Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Shell Gun
Upper Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Middle Deck Bow Chaser30 British 32-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
14.9.1825738Design ComplementBWAS-1817

2 Commanding Officers

9.2.1837 - 27.7.1841CaptainRobert Devereux Fanshaw (d.1826)W0257.2.1858 - 1.7.1861CommanderSir Henry G ThomsettW025

1 Flag Officer

29.2.1837 - 27.7.1841Rear-AdmiralSir Robert Stopford (1768-1847)W025

6 Commissioned Officers

16.8.1837 - 1839LieutenantSeymour Yorke Brown (d.1846)NBD184916.8.1837 - 2.1840LieutenantCharles George Edward Patey (1813-1881)W0259.12.1837 - 20.1.1838LieutenantRichard Hanmer Bunbury (1813-?)NBD184921.1.1839 - 30.3.1839LieutenantGeorge Greville Wellesley (1814-1901)W02528.11.1840 - 18.6.1841LieutenantArther CummingNBD184915.12.1840 - 15.1.1841LieutenantLindsey Peter Burrell (1813-?)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer

1840MidshipmanRobert Beale BealeNBD1849

Service History

5.1837Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £89126.0.0dB181
1840Operations on the coast of SyriaW033
27.7.1841Paid off at PortsmouthW033
1.1843Out of commission at PortsmouthW033
1858Converted to a receiving ship at Hong KongW033


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