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Kent

4990
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1795BWAS-1793
Launched17.1.1798BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAjax Class (1795)
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Rebuilt6.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck182' 8"Imperial Feet55.4761 
Length of Keel149' 11"Imperial Feet45.4157 
Breadth49' 7 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Depth in Hold21' 5"Imperial Feet6.5278 
Draught Forward11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Aft19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,963 7394Tons BM 

Armament


17.1.1798Broadside Weight = 865 Imperial Pound ( 392.2775 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.6.1795690Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1798 - 1802Captain
William Johnstone HopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1789
BWAS-1793
1802 - 8.1803Captain
Edward O'BryenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1808
BWAS-1793
8.1803 - 26.3.1804Captain
John StuartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1804
BWAS-1793
9.1805 - 23.12.1812Captain
Henry GarrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1833
BWAS-1793

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1798 - 1802Admiral of the Blue
Lord Adam Duncan (1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1849
BWAS-1793
5.1802 - 26.3.1804Rear-Admiral of the Whiteref:6169.11.1805 - 1809Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Edward ThornbroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1819
BWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1802 - 14.1.1803Acting Lieutenant
Henry BoyesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1843
NBD1849
14.1.1803 - 1804Lieutenant
Henry BoyesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1843
NBD1849
15.3.1804 - 30.1.1805Lieutenant
Samuel BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1842
NBD1849
1805Lieutenant
Samuel BromleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1812
NBD1849

9 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.3.1798 - 24.5.1800Midshipman
Philp StevensonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1779-1822
ADM 29/8
4.1798 - 6.4.1800Midshipman
Henry DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1822
ref:616
1799Midshipman
Justinian BarrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1815
NBD1849
1801 - 10.1803Midshipman
John Jordan ArrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
NL1865
6.1802 - 1.10.1802Midshipman
Henry BoyesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1843
NBD1849
3.1804 - 1805Midshipman
Isaac BurchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849
11.1805 - 5.1807Midshipman
John BranfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1820
NBD1849
3.1809 - 6.1809Master's Mate
John WillisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1816
NBD1849
8.1809 - 1812Midshipman
Jospeh Bage BoultbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1855
NBD1849

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.4.1800 - 18011st Class Volunteer
John Jordan ArrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
NL1865
8.1805 - 4.18061st Class Volunteer
Thomas BennBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
29.1.1806 - 5.18061st Class Volunteer
William Nettleton BoyceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1843
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1795Began building at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
17.1.1798Completed building at Blackwall - London at a cost of £46843.0.0dBWAS-1793
17.1.1798Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
3.4.1798Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.1800Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1801Egypt operationsBWAS-1793
8.1801Joined Nelsons fleet in the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
26.3.1804

Paid off

BWAS-1793
5.1805Began repairs at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1793
11.1805Completed repairs at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £28544.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.8.1808Attack at Noli
10.1809Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1810Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £15069.0.0dBWAS-1793
13.12.1810Landing at Palamos
23.12.1812

Paid off and laid up at Portsmouth

BWAS-1793
6.1817Began rebuilding at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.1820Completed rebuilding at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £77646.0.0dBWAS-1793
1829Refitted as a 76 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
2.1829Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1831Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £25204.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.1842Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1846Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £20704.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1855Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1857Refitted as a Other Vessels Sheer Hulk
1.1857Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £17507.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.11.1880Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1793
1881Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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