Jupiter

4969
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.6.1810BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1811BWAS-1793
Launched22.11.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas RobertsBWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Hulked4.1846BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 0"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel127' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet38.7191 
Breadth41' 7 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,173 494Tons BM 

Armament


1815Broadside Weight = 534 Imperial Pound ( 242.169 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1815CommanderHenry MeynellBWAS-17935.1822 - 1.1824CaptainGeorge Augustus WestphallBWAS-17931.1824 - 11.1824CaptainDavid Dunn (d.1859)BWAS-179311.1824 - 12.1826CaptainSir William Saltonstall WisemanBWAS-17932.12.1826 - 5.1827CaptainWilliam WebbBWAS-17931835 - 8.1835CaptainEdward Henry A'Court (1783-1855)NBD184921.8.1835 - 27.9.1836CaptainFrederick William Grey (1805-1878)BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1825 - 1827Vice-AdmiralWilloughby Thomas Lake (1773-1847)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.5.1822 - 25.6.1822LieutenantWilliam KellyNBD18496.1.1824 - 23.12.1826LieutenantCourtenay Edmund William Boyle (1800-?)NBD18496.1.1824 - 1826First LieutenantWilliam CarletonNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1814In OrdinaryBWAS-1793
11.1819Refitted as a Troop Ship
7.1821Began small repair at UnknownBWAS-1793
1.1822Completed small repair at a cost of £8842.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.1822Recommissioned as a troopshipBWAS-1793
5.1822Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1793
9.1822Completed fitting at a cost of £9019.0.0dBWAS-1793
1825On the Halifax StationBWAS-1793
5.1827Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1831fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1832Began fitting as a Troopship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1832Completed fitting as a Troopship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £15671.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.9.1834Returned to England and paid offBWAS-1793
9.1835Refitted as a 38 gun Fifth Rate Ship
9.1835fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1835RecommissionedBWAS-1793
27.9.1836Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1837Began fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1837RecommissionedBWAS-1793
11.1837Completed fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6158.0.0dBWAS-1793
1839In China until 1842BWAS-1793
14.6.1842Capture of Woosung
4.1846fitting as a Coal Depot at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
13.10.1869Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1793
28.1.1870Breaking up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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