Culloden

3763
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1779BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down2.1782BWAS-1714
Acquired16.6.1783BWAS-1714
First Commissioned8.1783
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1714
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up2.1813BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck170' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.216 (181′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel138' 11"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.8231 (147′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth47' 8 ¾"French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.2859 (50′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 3 ⅞"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.5197 (21′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Forward13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8667 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,683 2994Tons BM 

Armament


16.6.1783Broadside 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
1779590Design Complement

15 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1783 - 1786CaptainRowland Cotton (d.1794)BWAS-17146.1786 - 1789CaptainSir Thomas Rich (5th Baronet Rich) (1733-1803)BWAS-17141789 - 3.1791CaptainHenry Colins (d.1791)BWAS-17143.1791 - 9.1791CaptainThomas Mackenzie (1753-1813)BWAS-171412.1792 - 4.1794CaptainSir Thomas Rich (5th Baronet Rich) (1733-1803)BWAS-17144.1794 - 6.1794CaptainRichard Rundle Burgess (1754-1797)BWAS-17146.1794 - 12.1794CaptainIsaac SchombergBWAS-171412.1794 - 6.1800CaptainThomas Troubridge (1758-1807)BWAS-17146.1800CommanderJohn RichardsBWAS-171411.1802 - 4.1803CaptainCharles Henry Lane (d.1807)BWAS-17144.1803 - 5.1803CaptainRobert Waller Otway (1770-1846)BWAS-17145.1803 - 2.1804CaptainBarrington Dacres (d.1806)BWAS-17142.1804 - 6.1804CaptainGeorge ReynoldsBWAS-17146.1804 - 10.1807CaptainChristopher Cole (1770-1836)BWAS-171412.1808 - 1809CaptainPownall Bastard PellewBWAS-1714

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1794 - 1795Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir Thomas Rich (5th Baronet Rich) (1733-1803)BWAS-17143.1803 - 5.1803Rear-Admiral of the BlueGeorge Campbell (1759-1821)BWAS-17146.2.1804 - 1.5.1804Rear-Admiral of the RedCuthbert Collingwood (1750-1810)BWAS-17142.5.1804 - 6.5.1804Vice-Admiral of the BlueCuthbert Collingwood (1750-1810)BWAS-17146.1804 - 1807Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Edward Pellew (1757-1833)BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.11.1790 - 24.1.1793LieutenantEdward Walpole Browne (1767-1846)NBD184921.12.1792 - 12.3.1794LieutenantCharles Bullen (1768-1853)NBD18491794First LieutenantEdward Rotherham (1753-1830)ref:9241794Second LieutenantSamuel Suttonref:9241794Third LieutenantTristram Whitter (d.1801)ref:9241794Fourth LieutenantAnselm John Griffiths (d.1842)ref:92416.12.1794 - 15.3.1797LieutenantThomas Lyne (1768-?)NBD1849

9 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.6.1786 - 18.10.1788MasterJames DovesADM29-11794SurgeonRobert Ramseyref:9241794QuartermasterAlexander BainADM 171/81794PurserBrinsley Sydney Oliverref:9241794GunnerWilliam Simpsonref:9241794CarpenterThomas Dickesref:9241794BoatswainHenry Youngref:9241794MasterEdward Loudref:92417.3.1797 - 22.12.1800CarpenterWilliam Bunce (1750-1832)NAO

13 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1786 - 10.1789MidshipmanCharles Bullen (1768-1853)NBD18491794MidshipmanJames SedewayADM 171/81794MidshipmanWilliam Fitzwilliam Owen (1774-1857)ADM 171/81794MidshipmanSamuel GilesADM 171/81796 - 6.4.1804MidshipmanArden Adderley (1783-1864)NBD184911.1802 - 3.1804MidshipmanGeorge Charles BlakeNBD18493.1803 - 1811MidshipmanRichard BartonNBD18492.1804 - 5.1804MidshipmanHerbert Caiger (1786-?)NBD18493.1804 - 4.1805MidshipmanGeorge Charles BlakeNBD18495.1804 - 21.9.1806MidshipmanCharles Bagehot (1786-1857)NBD184921.9.1806 - 31.1.1808Master's MateCharles Bagehot (1786-1857)NBD184912.1806 - 1.1808MidshipmanAlexander KennedyNBD18498.1807MidshipmanJohn George Aplin (1790-1861)NBD1849

23 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
16.3.1787 - 3.10.1787VolunteerJames Brisbane (1774-1826)ref:6163.10.1787 - 12.3.1788Able SeamanJames Brisbane (1774-1826)ref:6161794BoyHenry BuckinghamADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanJames KiteADM 171/81794MidshipmanCharles Frederick Payne (1779-1851)ADM 171/81794Lieutenant's ServantDigby Willoughby (1769-1856)ADM 171/81794Able SeamanEdward BrydenADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanRichard HillmanADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanJoseph LenardADM 171/81794Able SeamanSamuel WilesADM 171/81794Able SeamanJohn BrenhamADM 171/81794LandmanJohn GaleADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanRobert LeckyADM 171/81794Armourer's MateJames SwiftADM 171/81794BoyJoseph DarlingtonADM 171/81794LandmanJohn LakeADM 171/81794Able SeamanJames SmithADM 171/81794LandmanHenry ConnollyADM 171/81794Captain's ServantThomas KnightADM 171/81794Able SeamanThomas SelbyADM 171/87.4.1803 - 5.18031st Class VolunteerGeorge Pryse CampbellNBD18495.1803 - 1805VolunteerJohn Harrison Bowker (d.1848)NBD18495.1804 - 12.18051st Class VolunteerAlexander KennedyNBD1849

6 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1794PrivateWilliam JobADM 171/81794PrivateWilliam BeerADM 171/81794Lieutenant of MarinesGeorge A Livingstonref:9241794Lieutenant of MarinesHugh Hollandref:9241794Captain of MarinesWilliam Henvillref:9241794PrivateJohn SalterADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
16.6.1783Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
5.7.1783Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
5.7.1783Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £2438.3.2dBWAS-1714
8.1783Commissioned as a guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
4.1784Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £11372.6.6dBWAS-1714
1786Paid offBWAS-1714
6.1786Recommissioned as guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
5.1790refitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
9.1791Paid offBWAS-1714
10.1791Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
12.1792RecommissionedBWAS-1714
24.3.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
5.1793Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £24139.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
23.5.1795Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
24.7.1797Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile
2.1799At AlexandriaBWAS-1714
1800Blockade of MaltaBWAS-1714
6.1800Sailed homeBWAS-1714
8.1800Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.1802RecommisisonedBWAS-1714
3.1803Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.9.1803Action of 1803-09-02
9.7.1804Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
25.6.1806Took the Unrated Corvette L'Emilien (16) in the East Indies
27.11.1806At the destruction of Dutch ships in BataviaBWAS-1714
12.1807At SurabayaBWAS-1714
10.6.1808Took the Privateer L'Union (8) in the East Indies
7.1809Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
2.1813Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
NBD1849 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:924 A Narrative of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Fleet under the Command of Earl HoweA C de PoggiBook
ADM29-1 ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
ADM 171/8 ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
NAO The National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
ref:616 Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
 

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