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Christian VII

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Nominal Guns80BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand W006
Designed by
Frantz Christopher Henrich HohlenbergDanish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1765-1804
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1838BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck187' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet57.004 
Length of Keel154' 10 ½"Imperial Feet46.9519 
Breadth51' 0"Imperial Feet15.5448 
Depth in Hold21' 7"Imperial Feet6.5786 
Burthen2,131 1694Tons BM 

Armament


5.1808Broadside Weight = 1032 Imperial Pound ( 468.012 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 18-Pound Carronade

1810Broadside Weight = 1124 Imperial Pound ( 509.734 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Roundhouse4 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1808670 BWAS-1793

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1808 - 5.1810Captain
Sir Joseph Sydney YorkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
BWAS-1793
5.1810 - 6.1810Captain
Woodley LosackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1815
BWAS-1793
6.1810 - 4.1811Captain
Richard HarwardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1811
BWAS-1793
4.1811 - 5.1811Captain
George Charles MackenzieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1815
BWAS-1793
5.1811 - 2.1812Captain
Edward GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1793
4.1812 - 1813Captain
Henry Lidgbird BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
BWAS-1793

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1810 - 1811Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Edward PellewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
BWAS-1793
1811 - 1812Admiral of the White
William YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1812
BWAS-1793
2.1812 - 1813Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Philip Charles Calderwood Henderson DurhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1808 - 5.1811Lieutenant
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1823
NBD1849
22.11.1810 - 8.5.1811Lieutenant
Richard Booth BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
NBD1849
21.4.1812 - 7.6.1812Lieutenant
George Guy BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1811 - 16.12.1811Midshipman
Algernon PercyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
2.1812 - 3.1812Midshipman
David BriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1816
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
25.11.1807Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
1808Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.9.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £27230.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.1810Off the TexelBWAS-1793
1811In the DownsBWAS-1793
12.1813Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1814Quarantine service at Stangate CreekBWAS-1793
7.1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Lazarette
7.1814Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1805.0.0dBWAS-1793
1834De-commissionedBWAS-1793
3.1838Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793

 

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