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Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest BWAS-1714
Ship ClassArtesien Class (1764)FWAS1786
Designed by
Joseph-Louis OllivierFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1737-1771
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up9.1815BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck164' 1"Imperial Feet49.9876 
Length of Keel140' 0 ⅞"Imperial Feet42.6942 
Breadth44' 7"Imperial Feet13.4557 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,480 8394Tons BM 


3.1780Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1780500 BWAS-1714

8 Ship Commanders

25.3.1780 - 10.5.1782Captain
Charles BucknerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1808
Transfered ADM 6/22/104
11.7.1782 - 1782Captain
Richard CurgenvenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1783
ADM 6/23/131
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 4.9.1783
ADM 6/23
12.1796 - 9.1797Lieutenant
Joseph Nevil EastwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1816
9.1797 - 1798Lieutenant
William BeviansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1801
1798 - 1800Lieutenant
John MackenzieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1800
1806 - 1811Lieutenant
William TodmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1813
Timothy BirdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1812
1813 - 1814Lieutenant
Abraham ChapmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814

4 Commissioned Officers

22.11.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
John DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1808
ADM 6/24/91
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 3.1.1791Second Lieutenant
Thomas George ShortlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1791
Transfered ADM 6/24/91
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
Alexander M'LeodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1806
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
John WesternBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/93
ADM 6/24

2 Warrant Officers

15.4.1797 - 16.1.1802Cook
Lawrence BeerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1802
ADM 29-1
12.3.1802 - 31.3.1802Cook
Lawrence BeerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1802
ADM 29-1

Service History

3.1780Began fitting at Spithead - Solent BWAS-1714
3.6.1780Sailed with a convoy of East Indiamen to St HelenaBWAS-1714
3.1781Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
7.1781Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £14036.7.4dBWAS-1714
15.1.1782Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
14.2.1782Took the Brig
Scourge (20) 1781-1782
American 20 Gun
Privateer Brig

15.2.1782Took the Privateer
Rhodes 1780-1782
American Privateer

12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
21.7.1782Sailed to America with PigotBWAS-1714
11.1782Blockade of Cap FrancoisBWAS-1714
26.4.1783Sailed from Jamaica for homeBWAS-1714
8.1783Paid offBWAS-1714
9.1795fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2546.0.0dBWAS-1714
12.1796Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
50.1800Completed fitting at Spithead - Solent at a cost of £5330.9.8dBWAS-1714
11.1801Paid offBWAS-1714


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