Monarch

5437
Nominal Guns84B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.7.1817B181
Keel Laid Down8.1825B181
Acquired8.12.1832B181
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B181
Ship ClassCanopus Class (modified)
CategorySecond RateB181
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up3.10.1866B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck193' 10"Imperial Feet58.8264 
Length of Keel160' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet48.7839 
Breadth52' 4 ½"Imperial Feet15.8623 
Depth in Hold22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Burthen2,284Tons BM 

Armament


8.12.1832Broadside Weight = 1224 Imperial Pound ( 555.084 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1815700Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.11.1840 - 10.1743UnknownRalph BartonNBD18493.12.1850 - 8.9.1851CaptainMichael Seymour (1802-1887)W03328.12.1854 - 1859CaptainGeorge Edwin Patey (d.1862)W025

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.10.1840 - 1840LieutenantWhaley ArmitageNBD184931.10.1840 - 1843LieutenantJames YuleNBD184931.10.1840 - 24.9.1844LieutenantCharles BarkerNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1841 - 1843Master's MateCharles Henry YoungNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1862Used as a targetB065


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
 

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