Monmouth

5451
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Named14.7.1795BWAS-1793
Acquired23.4.1796BWAS-1793
First Commissioned9.1796
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up5.1834BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck173' 1"Imperial Feet52.7307 
Length of Keel144' 1 ½"Imperial Feet43.9039 
Breadth43' 4"Imperial Feet13.1403 
Depth in Hold19' 8"Imperial Feet5.8138 
Draught Forward10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Draught Aft15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Burthen1,439 3194Tons BM 

Armament


9.1796Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1796491 BWAS-1793
30.8.1799491 BG

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1796 - 5.1797CaptainLord William Carnegie (7th Earl Northesk) (1756-1831)NAO5.1797 - 17.10.1797CommanderJames Walker (1764-1831)BWAS-17933.1798 - 4.1799CaptainRobert Deans (d.1815)BWAS-17934.1799 - 1805CaptainGeorge HartBWAS-17933.1807 - 9.1808CaptainEdward Durnford King (1771-1862)BWAS-179321.10.1810 - 4.1811CaptainMichael DodBWAS-17937.11.1810 - 3.1811CaptainFrancis Beauman (1778-1846)NBD18494.1811CaptainHyde Parker (d.1854)BWAS-17934.1811 - 1812CaptainFrancis Beauman (1778-1846)BWAS-17931812 - 1813CaptainWilliam Nowell (d.1828)BWAS-17931813CaptainWilliam WilkinsonBWAS-1793

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1799 - 3.1799Vice-Admiral of the BlueArchibald Dickson (d.1803)BWAS-17931804Rear-Admiral of the RedThomas Macnamara Russell (1743-1824)BWAS-17933.1807 - 9.1808Rear-Admiral of the WhiteWilliam O'Bryen Drury (d.1811)BWAS-17934.1811 - 1813Rear-Admiral of the RedThomas Foley (1755-1833)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1797 - 2.1.1798First LieutenantCharles Bullen (1768-1853)NBD18494.11.1813 - 19.4.1814Flag LieutenantGeorge Pryse CampbellNBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.3.1801 - 29.11.1804MasterCharles Mason White (1772-1850)ADM29-122.12.1808 - 19.7.1809MasterJohn CookeADM29-1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
2.9.1807 - 9.18081st Class VolunteerMathew BlackNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.7.1795East India Company Belmont purchased on the stocksBWAS-1793
23.4.1796Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1793
31.10.1796Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £5902.0.0dBWAS-1793
1797The Nore MutinyBWAS-1793
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
2.1798repairs at Unknown at a cost of £4577.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1798In the North SeaBWAS-1793
3.1799repairs at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £4873.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1799In the HelderBWAS-1793
30.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter
6.1801Sailed for the MediteraneanBWAS-1793
1804In the North SeaBWAS-1793
15.9.1807Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
9.1808Paid offBWAS-1793
10.1809Recommissioned as a victualling vessel in the DownsBWAS-1793
1815In Ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1793
6.1815Refitted as a Other Vessels Sheer Hulk
5.1834Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
 

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