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Danmark

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Danish Third Rate ship of the line 'Danmark' (1794) (74) 1794-1807
Danish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
First Commissioned12.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardNyholm Dockyard - Copenhagen SNForum
Designed by
Ernst Wilhelm StiboltDanish
Ship Builder
Service 1742
SNForum
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold14.12.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1808 - 1811Captain
James BissettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1793
1811 - 9.1812Captain
James BissettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1793
31.5.1811 - 9.7.1811Captain
Philip BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1846
NBD1849
9.1812 - 1814Captain
Henry Edward Reginald BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1793

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1812 - 4.1815Midshipman
Thomas CareyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1831
NBD1849
2.1813 - 1814Midshipman
Daniel M'neale BeattyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1816
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
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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