Magnificent

5222
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.1.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1805BWAS-1793
Launched30.8.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassRepulse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up10.1.1843BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck174' 2"Imperial Feet53.0359 
Length of Keel143' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet43.6055 
Breadth47' 8 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Draught Forward13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Draught Aft18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Burthen1,732 394Tons BM 

Armament


30.8.1806Broadside Weight = 1014 Imperial Pound ( 459.849 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
31.1.1800590Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1806 - 1811Captain George EyreBWAS-17932.1812 - 7.1812Captain Willoughby Thomas Lake (1773-1847)BWAS-17937.1812 - 9.1812Captain John HayesBWAS-17939.1812 - 1814Captain Willoughby Thomas Lake (1773-1847)NBD18499.1829 - 1830Acting Captain Charles Ramsay Drinkwater (1802-?)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
8.1806 - 11.4.1808Midshipman Charles Cowper BenettNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1806Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
24.10.1806Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £26172.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.6.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1809In the AdriaticBWAS-1793
1810In the AdriaticBWAS-1793
21.3.1810Capture of Santa Maura
21.3.1810Capture of Santa Maura
2.1812Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1812Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £24835.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1812Attack on SantanderBWAS-1793
1814Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1825Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1825Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1826Hospital ship at JamaicaBWAS-1793
4.1828Commissioned as a receiving ship at RioBWAS-1793
1842Paid offBWAS-1793
10.1.1843Sold at JamaicaBWAS-1793

 

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