Nominal Guns54BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck169' 0"Imperial Feet51.5112 
Length of Keel139' 3 ⅝"Imperial Feet42.3831 
Breadth42' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet12.808 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,334 4194Tons BM 


6.1795Broadside Weight = 700 Imperial Pound ( 317.45 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 32-Pound Carronade

7.1796Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers

16.6.1795 - 12.6.1796CaptainJohn Inglis (c.1741-1807)BWAS-179323.6.1796 - 1797CommanderGeorge HarrisonBWAS-17931797 - 7.1799LieutenantRobert SimmondsBWAS-17937.1799 - 1801CommanderJohn MortimerBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

2.7.1795 - 12.6.1796MidshipmanEdward Nathaniel Greensword (1774-1845)NBD1849

Service History

9.5.1795Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
5.7.1795Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £5156.0.0dBWAS-1793

Paid off and delivered to the Transport Board

7.1796Refitted as a 24 gun Unrated Troop Ship
11.1798Capture of MinorcaBWAS-1793
7.1799In the West IndiesBWAS-1793
8.1802fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1807Began fitting as an Hospital Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1807Completed fitting as an Hospital Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1808Army convalescent ship at JamaicaBWAS-1793
6.5.1813Ordered to be soldBWAS-1793
24.7.1813Sold at Jamaica to William Barnes for £700BWAS-1793


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