Hindostan -> 1819 Dolphin -> 1831 Justitia

Nominal Guns52BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Merchant east indiaman 'Admiral Rainier' (1798) (22)
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly BWAS-1793
Constructor Hudson, Bacon and co.BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


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 


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

8.1804 - 12.1806Captain Alexander Fraser (d.1829)BWAS-179312.1806 - 2.1807Captain Bendall Robert LittlehalesBWAS-17932.1807 - 12.1807Captain Thomas BowenBWAS-179312.1807 - 4.1808Commander Lewis HoleBWAS-17934.1808 - 11.1808Commander Fitzowen George Skinner (d.1810)BWAS-179311.1808 - 7.1811Commander John PascoeBWAS-17937.1811 - 1815Captain Duncan WeirBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

28.10.1804 - 27.2.1805Lieutenant John Pilfold (1769-1834)NAO19.2.1805 - 15.7.1805Lieutenant Henry Dilkes Byng (1781-1860)NBD1849

Service History

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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