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Eurydice

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Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.7.1776BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down2.1777BWAS-1714
Launched26.3.1781BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship ClassPorcupine Class (1776)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1714
Constructor
George WhiteBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1773-1779
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up3.1834BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck114' 3"Imperial Feet34.7526 
Length of Keel94' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet28.6703 
Breadth32' 3"Imperial Feet9.7917 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen521 2894Tons BM 

Armament


26.3.1781Broadside Weight = 105 Imperial Pound ( 47.6175 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1776160Design Complement

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.3.1781 - 19.4.1782Captain
George WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1810
ADM 6/22/260
BWAS-1714
19.4.1782 - 7.4.1783Captain
George William Augustus CourtenayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1785
ADM 6/23/30
Issued by
George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 7.3.1783
BWAS-1714
11.6.1788 - 27.12.1791Captain
George LumsdaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1811
ADM 6/23/466
BWAS-1714
18.4.1793 - 1795Captain
Francis ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
ADM 6/24/231
BWAS-1714
1795Captain
Thomas TwysdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1801
BWAS-1714
1796 - 8.1796Captain
Richard Henry Alexander BennetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1809
BWAS-1714
27.8.1796 - 1800Captain
John TalbotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714
1.1801 - 1802Captain
Walter BathurstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1827
BWAS-1714
9.1803 - 11.1804Captain
John NicholasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1804
BWAS-1714
11.1804 - 12.1805Captain
William HosteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1824
BWAS-1714
12.1805 - 8.1808Captain
Sir William BoltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
BWAS-1714
8.1808Captain
David RamsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1808
BWAS-1714
8.1808 - 1811Captain
James BradshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1811
BWAS-1714
8.1814 - 6.1815Captain
Valentine GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1820
BWAS-1714
6.1815 - 4.1816Captain
Robert Cavendish SpencerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1822
BWAS-1714
4.1816 - 1817Captain
Robert WanchopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1817
BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.4.1783 - 20.11.1784Lieutenant
Joseph SallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1789
ADM 6/23/49
ADM 6/23
9.8.1791 - 27.12.1791Lieutenant
Charles BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1852
NBD1849

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
25.4.1783 - 24.5.1784Midshipman
Fletcher ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1789
E-WIKI
24.5.1784 - 6.1785Master's Mate
Fletcher ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1789
E-WIKI
1798 - 22.11.1798Midshipman
William SoutheeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798
TNC
5.1805 - 10.1805Midshipman
Thomas BoardmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
NBD1849
1815Midshipman
Wheatley ByassBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1827
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1800 - 18031st Class Volunteer
William BattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1831
NBD1849
9.3.1801 - 18031st Class Volunteer
John George AplinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1777Began building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
26.3.1781Completed building at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £14391.4.0dBWAS-1714
26.3.1781Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.6.1781Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
7.4.1783

Paid off

ADM 51
10.4.1783Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
8.6.1785

Paid off

ADM 34
1.1786Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
4.1786Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2290.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1788Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
7.1788Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3386.0.0dBWAS-1714
27.11.1788Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
27.12.1791

Paid off

ADM 51
2.1793Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
3.1793Completed fitting at a cost of £1856.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1793Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
6.1793Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3507.0.0dBWAS-1714
15.12.1796Took the Privateer
Le Sphinx (4) 1796-1796
French 4 Gun
Privateer
in the North Sea in the night
BG
6.2.1797Took the Lugger
Le Flibustier (14) 1797-1797
French 14 Gun
Privateer Lugger
in the North Sea after a depart from port the night before
BG
7.3.1797Took the Lugger
Le Voltigeur 1797-1797
French Privateer Lugger
BG
6.1798refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4440.0.0dBWAS-1714
10.11.1799Took the Schooner
L'Hirondelle (14) 1799-1799
French 14 Gun
Privateer Schooner
off Beachy Head N.W. by N. 3 leagues
BG
8.5.1801Took the Privateer
Le Bougainville (14) 1797-1801
French 14 Gun
Privateer
In the Atlantic

20.10.1801Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
6.1803Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1803RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1803Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
16.5.1804Sailed with a convoy to QuebecBWAS-1714
1805In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
6.10.1805Took the Privateer
El Mestuo la Solidade (6) 1805-1805
Spanish 6 Gun
Privateer

1806In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1807In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1809On the North American stationBWAS-1714
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
2.1809Present at the capture of MartiniqueBWAS-1714
1810On the North American stationBWAS-1714
1811On the North American stationBWAS-1714
1812Placed in ordinary at DeptfordBWAS-1714
9.1813Began repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1814Completed repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
8.1814RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.1814Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
10.1814Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.1819Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1714
1821Moved to WoolwichBWAS-1714
8.1823Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1.1824Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
3.1834Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Vince Freeman on Friday 1st of May 2020 10:53

My 3xGreat Grandfather, Thomas McRobb (aka McRabb) served in Eurydice from September 1803 to April 1807.

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