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Hindostan -> 1819 Dolphin -> 1831 Justitia

4745
Nominal Guns52BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Purchased30.5.1804BWAS-1793
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly BWAS-1793
Constructor
Hudson, Bacon and co.British
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold24.10.1855BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck158' 6"Imperial Feet48.161 
Length of Keel121' 9"Imperial Feet36.8917 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Burthen886 5494Tons BM 

Armament


7.1804Broadside Weight = 546 Imperial Pound ( 247.611 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 24-Pound Carronade

12.1807Broadside Weight = 249 Imperial Pound ( 112.9215 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1804294 BWAS-1793

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1804 - 12.1806Captain
Alexander FraserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1793
12.1806 - 2.1807Captain
Bendall Robert LittlehalesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1830
BWAS-1793
2.1807 - 12.1807Captain
Thomas BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1807
BWAS-1793
12.1807 - 4.1808Commander
Lewis HoleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1814
BWAS-1793
4.1808 - 11.1808Commander
Fitzowen George SkinnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1810
BWAS-1793
11.1808 - 7.1811Commander
John PascoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1817
BWAS-1793
7.1811 - 1815Captain
Duncan WeirBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1815
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.10.1804 - 27.2.1805Lieutenant
John PilfoldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1805
NAO
19.2.1805 - 15.7.1805Lieutenant
Henry Dilkes ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1805Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
21.4.1806Tremendous vs Canonniere
1.1807repairs at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
28.6.1807Sailed for the Mediteranean with a convoyBWAS-1793
11.11.1807Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Storeship
11.1808Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Troop Ship
3.5.1809Sailed for New South WalesBWAS-1793
7.1811In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
7.1811Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Storeship
22.9.1819Renamed DolphinBWAS-1793
3.1824Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison hulk
1831Renamed JustitiaBWAS-1793

 

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