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Bombay Castle

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.7.1779BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1780BWAS-1714
Named17.2.1780BWAS-1714
Launched14.6.1782BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.1782BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1714
Ship ClassElizabeth Class (1765)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked21.12.1796BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel138' 1"Imperial Feet42.0631 
Breadth47' 1"Imperial Feet14.3292 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Draught Forward12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Draught Aft18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,628 1994Tons BM 

Armament


14.6.1782Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1793
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
8.12.1765550Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
30.5.1782 - 26.11.1782Captain
James CranstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1783
ADM 6/22/474
BWAS-1714
26.11.1782 - 20.4.1783Captain
John BourmasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1804
ADM 6/22/545
ADM 6/22
20.4.1783 - 26.1.1785Captain
Herbert SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1794
ADM 6/23/53
BWAS-1714
26.1.1785 - 3.2.1785Captain
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
ADM 6/23/265
BWAS-1714
28.2.1787 - 3.2.1789Captain
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
ADM 6/23/384
ADM 6/23
3.2.1789 - 27.1.1790Captain
Anthony James Pye MolloyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1768-1794
ADM 6/23/506
BWAS-1714
27.1.1790 - 15.9.1791Captain
John Thomas DuckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1817
ADM 6/24/18
BWAS-1714
30.7.1794 - 4.8.1794Captain
Charles ChamberlayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1805
ADM 6/25/69
ADM 6/25
4.8.1794 - 21.12.1796Captain
Thomas SothebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1814
BWAS-1714

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.5.1787 - 24.9.1787Fourth Lieutenant
Edward RotherhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1808
ADM 6/23/396
ADM 6/23
30.1.1790 - 2.6.1790First Lieutenant
John ShortlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1790
ADM 6/24/18
ADM 6/24
18.5.1790 - 1.11.1790Third Lieutenant
John Hallum MounierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1791
ADM 6/24/30
ADM 6/24
29.9.1790 - 15.10.1790Second Lieutenant
George DundasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
ADM 6/24/72
ADM 6/24
16.10.1790 - 1.11.1790Second Lieutenant
Thomas CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1806
ADM 6/24/79
ADM 6/24
2.11.1790 - 19.1.1791Second Lieutenant
John Hallum MounierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1791
ADM 6/24/103
ADM 6/24
2.11.1790 - 1790Fifth Lieutenant
Richard ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/84
ADM 6/24
20.1.1791 - 1791First Lieutenant
John Hallum MounierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1791
ADM 6/24/103
ADM 6/24
20.1.1791 - 1791Second Lieutenant
Edward MarshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1801
ADM 6/24/103
ADM 6/24
1795Lieutenant
Maltis Lucullus RyallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1783
LMN

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.5.1786 - 25.9.1786Master
George ScolloughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1795
ADM 29-1
14.3.1787 - 9.6.1788Master
George ScolloughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1795
ADM 29-1
14.5.1790 - 1790Boatswain
David RidgewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/29
ADM 6/24

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.1.1791 - 1791Midshipman
John Aitken BlowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1842
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1782Commissioned and paid off later in the yearBWAS-1714
19.6.1782Began coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
19.9.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £13139.9.2dBWAS-1714
4.1783Commissioned as a guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
8.1783fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.2.1785

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1786Began refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
2.1787RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1787Completed refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £13113.16.6dBWAS-1714
5.1790fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6540.19.3dBWAS-1714
15.9.1791

Paid off

BWAS-1714
7.1792Began repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
8.1794RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1795Completed repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £32608.0.0dBWAS-1714
2.1795Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
21.12.1796

Wrecked near the mouth of the River Tagus

BWAS-1714
27.12.1796Wreck abandonedBWAS-1714

 

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