Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDanish Third Rate ship of the line 'Danmark' (1794) (74)
First Commissioned12.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardNyholm Dockyard - Copenhagen SNForum
Designed byErnst Wilhelm Stibolt (1741/42-1796)SNForum
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck179' 5"Imperial Feet54.5608 
Length of Keel148' 1 ⅞"Imperial Feet45.1326 
Breadth48' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet14.6368 
Depth in Hold19' 6 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Burthen1,836 1494Tons BM 


12.1808Broadside Weight = 980 Imperial Pound ( 444.43 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1808590 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers

12.1808 - 1811CaptainJames BissettBWAS-17931811 - 9.1812CaptainJames BissettBWAS-179331.5.1811 - 9.7.1811CaptainPhilip Browne (1772-?)NBD18499.1812 - 1814CaptainHenry Edward Reginald Baker (d.1820)BWAS-1793

2 Petty Officers

9.1812 - 4.1815MidshipmanThomas Carey (1797-?)NBD18492.1813 - 1814MidshipmanDaniel M'neale BeattyNBD1849

Service History

7.11.1807Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
6.1808Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1809Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
28.7.1809Walcheren Expedition
14.1.1810Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
9.1812In the North SeaBWAS-1793
14.12.1815Sold at Plymouth to Joshua Crystall of Rotherhithe for £2,400BWAS-1793


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