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


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 


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

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

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

1 Petty Officer

1841 - 1843Master's MateCharles Henry YoungNBD1849

Service History

1862Used as a targetB065


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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