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Eagle -> 1918 Eaglet

4029
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.2.1800BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1800BWAS-1793
Launched27.2.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet BWAS-1793
Ship ClassRepulse Class (1800)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas PitcherBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1745-1837
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Burnt1926BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck174' 0"Imperial Feet53.0352 
Length of Keel143' 1"Imperial Feet43.587 
Breadth47' 7"Imperial Feet14.351 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen1,723 2194Tons BM 

Armament


27.2.1804Broadside Weight = 1014 Imperial Pound ( 459.849 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
31.1.1800590Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1804 - 1805Captain
David ColbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1809
BWAS-1793
11.1805 - 1813Captain
Charles CowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1813
BWAS-1793
11.1844 - 1847Captain
George Bohun MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1847
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.8.1811 - 13.5.1812Lieutenant
William BradleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1812
NBD1849
19.12.1844 - 9.11.1846First Lieutenant
William Farquharson BurnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1838-1859
NBD1849

7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1804 - 1805Midshipman
Francis Henry WoodcockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849
14.4.1804 - 11.1805Midshipman
John BranfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1820
NBD1849
8.1809 - 11.1809Midshipman
Alexander BuchananBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1828
NBD1849
11.1809 - 4.1814Master's Mate
William BorrowmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
1812Midshipman
Charles BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
1814Midshipman
Thomas Hillersdon BulteelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1814
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20.4.1814 - 14.5.1814Midshipman
George CoulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1834
PMD

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
7.3.1814 - 19.4.1814Able Seaman
George CoulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1834
PMD

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1800Began building at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
27.2.1804Completed building at Northfleet - Kent at a cost of £37760.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.2.1804Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
3.5.1804Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £17876.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.4.1805Took the Brig
L'Empereur (14) 1805-1805
French 14 Gun
Privateer Brig

5.1806Off NaplesBWAS-1793
2.1809Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1809Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £11872.0.0dBWAS-1793
20.2.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
27.11.1811Took the Frigate
La Corcyre (32) 1809-1811
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Adriatic

17.9.1812Boat attack at GoroBWAS-1793
29.4.1813Boat attack at GoroBWAS-1793
11.6.1813Destroyed a battery at FarasinaBWAS-1793
3.7.1813Attack on Fiume
3.7.1813Capture of Fiume
2.8.1813Captured a convoy at RovingoBWAS-1793
2.8.1813Attack on the harbour of Kovigno
5.10.1813Siege of Trieste
6.1814Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1816Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £63458.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1823Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1823Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6823.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1830Began cut down at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.1831Completed cut down at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £14243.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1844Refitted as a 50 gun Fourth Rate Frigate
10.1856Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1857Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1858At MilfordBWAS-1793
6.1860Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.1860Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
30.6.1862Paid off at LiverpoolBWAS-1793
1912Lent to the Mersey division RNVRBWAS-1793
1918Renamed EagletBWAS-1793
4.1.1927Wreck sold to J. Hornby to break upBWAS-1793

 

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