Devonshire

3903
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.5.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1810BWAS-1793
Launched23.9.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorFrances Barnard (d.1825)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.6.1869BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 0 ⅜"Imperial Feet53.6543 
Length of Keel145' 1 ⅜"Imperial Feet44.2055 
Breadth47' 6"Imperial Feet14.3474 
Depth in Hold21' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Draught Forward13' 2"Imperial Feet3.9793 
Draught Aft18' 2"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,741 5394Tons BM 

Armament


23.9.1812Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.10.1806590Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1813 - 3.5.1814CaptainRoss Donnelly (1761-1840)BWAS-179313.7.1854 - 1854LieutenantJohn Hughes Lloyd (1803-?)W025

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1810Began building at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
23.9.1812Completed building at Deptford - London at a cost of £58330.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.9.1812Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.12.1812Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £10570.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.12.1812Began fitting for ordinary at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
3.5.1814Paid off at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1793
6.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £11262.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1817Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1820Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £53889.0.0dBWAS-1793
1842At ChathamBWAS-1793
7.1849Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1793
11.1849Leant to the Greenwich HospitalBWAS-1793
11.1849Completed fittingBWAS-1793
6.1854Prison ship for Russian PoW's at SheernessBWAS-1793
1860School ship in "Queenborough Swale"BWAS-1793
6.10.1868Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1793
5.6.1869Breaking up completed at SheernessBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
 

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