Duncan

4012
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.7.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1808BWAS-1793
Launched2.12.1811BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
Constructor John Dudman (1750-1817)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up10.1863BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 0"Imperial Feet53.6448 
Length of Keel144' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet43.8976 
Breadth47' 9 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,761Tons BM 

Armament


2.12.1811Broadside 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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1812 - 3.1812Captain Robert Plampin (1762-1834)BWAS-17933.1812 - 5.1814Captain Robert Stuart Lambert (1771-1836)BWAS-179315.6.1814 - 9.1814Commander Thomas SmithBWAS-17939.1814 - 6.1815Captain Samuel ChambersBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1812 - 2.5.1815Lieutenant George Argles (d.1846)NBD184912.1.1815 - 19.6.1815Acting Lieutenant James Thomas CookneyNBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1813 - 5.1814Midshipman Charles BurnetNBD18493.1814 - 5.1814Midshipman Warre Squire Bradley (1797-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1808Began building at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
2.12.1811Completed building at Deptford - London at a cost of £58420.0.0dBWAS-1793
13.12.1811Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
26.2.1812Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £26632.0.0dBWAS-1793
1814In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
6.1815Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
7.1826fitting as a Lazarette at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1831At SheernessBWAS-1793
2.1837At Stangate CreekBWAS-1793
2.1837fitting as a Lazarette at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.10.1863Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1793

 

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