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Leyden

5089
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Dutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Leiden' (1786) (68) 1786-1799
Dutch 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Captured30.8.1799BWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland M01
Constructor
John MayDutch
Ship Builder
M01
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold9.2.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck155' 11 ½"Imperial Feet47.2567 
Length of Keel127' 5 ⅛"Imperial Feet38.7128 
Breadth43' 11"Imperial Feet13.1149 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,307 2494Tons BM 

Armament


9.1800Broadside Weight = 696 Imperial Pound ( 315.636 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Upper Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)

1807Broadside Weight = 672 Imperial Pound ( 304.752 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Upper Gun Deck26 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1800491 BWAS-1793
1807350 BWAS-1793

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1800 - 1801Captain
William BedfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1814
BWAS-1793
4.1803 - 7.1804Captain
John SeaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1806
BWAS-1793
2.1807 - 1809Captain
William CumberlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1825
BWAS-1793
5.1809 - 1810Captain
Thomas UssherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1846
BWAS-1793
6.1810 - 6.1812Captain
Edward ChethamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1819
BWAS-1793
6.1812 - 12.1814Captain
John DavieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1818
BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
29.8.1801 - 30.8.1801Vice-Admiral of the BlueNAO

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1801Lieutenant
Thomas OliverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1810
TRN4
1801Lieutenant
Francis DickinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1812
TRN4

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.9.1803 - 31.8.1804Master
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1804
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1807 - 11.1807Midshipman
Edward KeaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
NBD1849
1814Midshipman
William BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1815
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1801Paid off?BWAS-1793
4.8.1801Attacks on Boulogne
4.1803Recommissioned as a floating batteryBWAS-1793
7.1804Paid offBWAS-1793
12.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1807RecommissionedBWAS-1793
7.1807Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
5.1809Recommissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
7.1809fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.1810Began fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1810Recommissioned for LisbonBWAS-1793
8.1810Completed fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
9.2.1815Sold at Woolwich for £4,440BWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Samuel Wilkinson on Thursday 24th of January 2019 06:39

Samuel Wilkinson First Service Date 16 Mar 1807 - 24 April 1808 First Ship Served On Leyden ordered to Pompee / Pompée 25 April 1808

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