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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.6.1803BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1807BWAS-1793
Launched19.6.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
Ship ClassGanges Class
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold4.7.1861BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck171' 4 ½"Imperial Feet52.1335 
Length of Keel140' 11 ½"Imperial Feet42.6847 
Breadth47' 11"Imperial Feet14.3292 
Depth in Hold20' 3"Imperial Feet6.1722 
Burthen1,721 4794Tons BM 

Armament


19.6.1810Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1779590Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.10.1810 - 1811CaptainEdward Wallis HoareBWAS-17931811 - 1812CaptainWilliam H WebleyBWAS-17931812 - 1813CaptainAlexander SkeneBWAS-17931813 - 4.1814CaptainJoseph PriorBWAS-17934.1814 - 1.1815CaptainGeorge HendersonBWAS-17931.1815 - 1816CaptainDonald Hugh MackayBWAS-17933.1816 - 10.1820CaptainWilliam PatersonBWAS-179329.11.1841 - 1844CaptainMichael Quin (1791-1870)NBD1849

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1811 - 1814Rear-Admiral of the Red Samuel Hood (1762-1814)BWAS-17931817 - 10.1820Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Richard King (2nd Baronet of Bellevue) (1774-1834)BWAS-1793

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1811 - 11.1811LieutenantThe Hon. Arthur Richard Turnour (1787-1853)NBD184922.2.1815 - 18.3.1816LieutenantJohn Budgen (1794-?)NBD18491820 - 21.11.1820LieutenantWilliam Cuppage (d.1856)NBD184915.3.1837 - 29.8.1837LieutenantRichard Hanmer Bunbury (1813-?)NBD18491.12.1841 - 1843LieutenantHumphrey John Julian (d.1848)W025

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1814 - 22.2.1815MidshipmanJohn Budgen (1794-?)NBD18491815 - 2.3.1815MidshipmanRichard BudgenNBD18491816 - 1819MidshipmanWilliam Cheselden BrowneNBD18493.1830 - 10.1837Master's MateJohn BlackmoreBWAS-1714

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1816Captain of MarinesJohn Ridleyref:929

Service History


DateEventSource
1807Began building at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
19.6.1810Completed building at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay at a cost of £48260.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1.1811Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
18.5.1812Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
15.7.1812Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £16754.0.0dBWAS-1793
1816Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1816Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1816Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £26929.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
10.1820Paid off into OrdinaryBWAS-1793
4.1821Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.1823Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £42284.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1833Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1834Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5623.0.0dBWAS-1793
1836Recommissioned for particular service at LisbonBWAS-1793
3.1836Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1836Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £10683.0.0dBWAS-1793
1840Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1841Hospital ship in the East IndiesBWAS-1793
1841Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
1842Hospital ship at Hong KongBWAS-1793
4.7.1861Sold at Hong KongBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
ref:929Historical Record of the Royal Marine Forces, Volume 1Paul Harris NicolasBook
 

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