Dordrecht

3949
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Dordrecht' (1783) (68)
Captured17.8.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardDordrecht - Holland M01
Constructor Jacob SpaansBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up21.5.1823BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck159' 6"Imperial Feet48.4658 
Length of Keel130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,437Tons BM 

Armament


12.1796Broadside Weight = 624 Imperial Pound ( 282.984 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 6-Pounder

8.1799Broadside Weight = 414 Imperial Pound ( 187.749 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck18 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 6-Pounder

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1796 - 4.1797Captain Charles Brisbane (1769-1829)BWAS-17934.1797 - 9.1797Captain John Sprat RainierBWAS-17939.1797 - 1.1798Captain Samuel Hood LinzeeBWAS-17931.1798 - 1799Captain Charles Brisbane (1769-1829)BWAS-17931799Captain David Atkins (d.1811)BWAS-17931.1801 - 1802Captain Robert HoneymanBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 3.1797Lieutenant Alban Jones (d.1797)TNC

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1796Guard ship at the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
7.1799Began fitting as a Troopship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
8.1799Refitted as a 48 gun Fourth Rate Troop Ship
8.1799Completed fitting as a Troopship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £6350.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1800Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1800Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1807Placed in OrdinaryBWAS-1793
11.1814Moved to Sheerness as a hulkBWAS-1793
11.1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
21.5.1823Sold to John Small Sedge for £2,400BWAS-1793

 

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