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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.1.1771BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down3.1771BWAS-1714
Launched23.12.1775BWAS-1714
First Commissioned8.1777BWAS-1714
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1714
ShipyardGrove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1714
Ship ClassRoyal Oak Class (1765)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
William BarnardBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1735-1795
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up1.1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel137' 11"Imperial Feet41.7583 
Breadth46' 11"Imperial Feet14.025 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Draught Forward11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Draught Aft16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Burthen1,614 7394Tons BM 

Armament


23.12.1775Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1714
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
18.12.1765600Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.8.1777 - 24.10.1777Captain
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1852
Transfered ADM 6/21/306
ADM 6/21
24.10.1777 - 14.11.1778Captain
John WheelockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
ADM 6/21/327
BWAS-1714
14.11.1778 - 14.4.1779Captain
Charles FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1778
: on board from 24.11.1778 Transfered ADM 6/22/129
Issued by
John ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1780
, North America
Confirmed 13.5.1780
BWAS-1714
17.3.1779 - 9.5.1781Captain
Alan GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
ADM 6/22/62
Issued by
John ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1780
, North America
Confirmed 7.12.1779
BWAS-1714
9.5.1781 - 3.9.1782Captain
James WattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1782
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/22/284
ADM 6/22
14.9.1782 - 18.11.1784Captain
Andrew MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
Transfered ADM 6/23/284
Issued by
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 7.6.1785
BWAS-1714
18.11.1784 - 1.6.1785Captain
Thomas TroubridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1794
ADM 6/23/288
Issued by
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 12.7.1785
ADM 6/23
5.6.1803 - 4.6.1806Lieutenant
Alexander M'LeodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1806
BWAS-1714
17.10.1808 - 16.10.1809Lieutenant
James Hughes BremerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1811
BWAS-1714
1810 - 1812Lieutenant
Alexander GilmourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1812
BWAS-1714
1813Lieutenant
James HarleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1813
BWAS-1714
1814 - 18.3.1815Lieutenant
Thomas RobinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1815
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1784 - 1.6.1785Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.3.1779 - 22.1.1780Lieutenant
Charles John Moore MansfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1807
HMS01

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.2.1806 - 22.9.1807Gunner
William ShepherdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1811
NAO
19.11.1808 - 21.12.1808Master
William SpiersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1809
ADM 29-1
27.12.1808 - 14.12.1809Master
William SpiersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1809
ADM 29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
23.2.1776Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
3.11.1776Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £33621.9.1dBWAS-1714
3.11.1776Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5855.9.6dBWAS-1714
9.6.1778Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1714
1779In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
20.6.1780Action off Monti Christi
12.1780Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.1781Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11914.2.10dBWAS-1714
26.6.1781Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
10.1782Took the Cutter
Le Lezard (18) 1781-1782
French 18 Gun
Unrated Cutter
at Tranquebar, on the Coromandel coast

20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
1784Sailed home to pay offBWAS-1714
16.5.1785

Arrived at Spithead

ODNB
1.6.1785Paid offADM 51
1.1797Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
2.1797Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4070.0.0dBWAS-1714
31.7.1799Paid offADM 51
6.1803Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
25.10.1805Renamed SuffolkBWAS-1714
21.10.1809Action of 1809-10-21
19.7.1811Action off Cape Sicie
18.3.1815Paid offADM 51
1.1816Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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