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Courageux

3716
Nominal Guns74
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.11.1794
Keel Laid Down10.1797
Named22.5.1797
Launched26.3.1800
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1795
Constructor
Edward TippettBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1775-1787
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up10.1832

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 0"Imperial Feet55.1688 
Length of Keel150' 9 ¼"Imperial Feet45.7264 
Breadth47' 1 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold19' 10"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Draught Forward13' 1"Imperial Feet3.9709 
Draught Aft18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Burthen1,780 9394Tons BM 

Armament


4.1800Broadside Weight = 1005 Imperial Pound ( 455.7675 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1800 - 1801Captain
Samuel HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
BWAS-1793
1801 - 5.1801Captain
George DuffBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1796
BWAS-1793
5.1801 - 4.1802Captain
Thomas SothebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1814
BWAS-1793
4.1802 - 4.1803Captain
Robert PlampinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1825
BWAS-1793
4.1803 - 11.1803Captain
John Oakes HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
BWAS-1793
11.1803 - 3.1804Captain
Thomas HoarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1825
BWAS-1793
3.1804 - 1805Captain
Charles BoylesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1793
1805Captain
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1793
1806 - 1807Captain
James BissettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1793
5.1809 - 5.1810Captain
Robert PlampinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1825
BWAS-1793
5.1810 - 8.1810Captain
Sir Adam DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-9990
BWAS-1793
8.1810 - 11.1810Captain
William ButterfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1837
BWAS-1793
11.1810 - 1813Captain
Philip WilkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1803 - 3.1804Rear-Admiral of the White
James Richard DacresBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1808
BWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1802 - 12.1803Lieutenant
John CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1813
NBD1849
12.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
Charles John NapierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1853
E-WIKI
16.5.1810 - 22.11.1810Lieutenant
Richard Booth BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
NBD1849
24.11.1810 - 3.1813Third Lieutenant
Samuel WaltersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1815
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2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.7.1804 - 7.1805Midshipman
William Francis BondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1859
NBD1849
5.7.1809 - 12.1810Master's Mate
Emanuel BlightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1797Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
26.3.1800Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £60701.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.4.1800Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
30.5.1800Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3543.0.0dBWAS-1793
25.8.1800Attack on Ferrol
2.1801Saield to the West IndiesBWAS-1793
21.6.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago
4.1.1804Sailed with a convoy to the West indies but drvien back by the weatherBWAS-1793
2.1804Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1804Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £17468.0.0dBWAS-1793
1805In the ChannelBWAS-1793
4.11.1805Battle of Cape Ortegal
1807Blockade of CadizBWAS-1793
3.1809Began very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1809RecommissionedBWAS-1793
7.1809Completed very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £20095.0.0dBWAS-1793
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
21.1.1811Grounded on Skerries RocksBWAS-1793
13.11.1812Grounded on Anholt ReefBWAS-1793
12.1813Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Lazarette
2.1814Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793

 

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