Delft

3853
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Hercules' (1781) (66)
Captured11.10.1797BWAS-1793
ShipyardDordrecht - Holland M01
Constructor Richard BurchettBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sunk as Breakwater19.9.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck157' 2"Imperial Feet47.8545 
Breadth129' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet39.3256 
Depth in Hold42' 10 ½"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Burthen16' 11 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,266 4394Tons BM 

Armament


10.1797Broadside Weight = 744 Imperial Pound ( 337.404 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

8.1799Broadside Weight = 408 Imperial Pound ( 185.028 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1797491 BWAS-1793
8.1799250as a troopshipBWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1798 - 1801Captain Robert Redmill (1758-1819)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 7.5.1801Lieutenant William Hobbs (d.1801)ref:62730.5.1801 - 10.7.1801Lieutenant Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858) ADM 196/3/3ADM 1963.9.1803 - 10.1803Lieutenant Leslie BouldersonNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1.1798RegisteredBWAS-1793
8.1.1798Arrived at ChathamBWAS-1793
2.1799Began fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.1799Completed fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £16144.0.0dBWAS-1793
1801At YarmouthBWAS-1793
8.1802fitting as a Powder Magazine at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1822Converted to a breakwater at ChathamBWAS-1793
2.1822Sunk as a breakwater at HarwichBWAS-1793

 

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