Norge

5577
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDanish Third Rate ship of the line 'Norge' (1800) (78)
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardNyholm Dockyard - Copenhagen BWAS-1793
Designed by F C H HohlenbergBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold3.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck183' 1 ½"Imperial Feet55.7911 
Length of Keel151' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet46.0312 
Breadth49' 4"Imperial Feet14.9465 
Depth in Hold20' 5"Imperial Feet6.223 
Burthen1,960 3994Tons BM 

Armament


4.1808Broadside Weight = 964 Imperial Pound ( 437.174 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1808 - 1809Captain Edmund BogerBWAS-17931810 - 1811Captain John Sprat RainierBWAS-17931811Captain William WallerBWAS-17931812 - 8.1814Captain Samuel Jackson (1775-1845)BWAS-17938.1814 - 8.1815Captain Charles Dashwood (1765-1847)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.6.1809 - 4.5.1810Acting Lieutenant William Bohun Bowyer (1789-?)NBD18494.5.1810 - 9.4.1811Lieutenant William Bohun Bowyer (1789-?)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.12.1808 - 15.3.1810Master Samuel BrokenshaADM29-1

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
17.12.1813 - 6.1814Midshipman James Vashon Baker (1798-1875)NBD18498.1814 - 3.1816Midshipman Charles BurnetNBD184923.8.1814 - 1814Midshipman John de Courcy Dashwood (1802-1878)WIKITREE

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
16.12.1812 - 17.12.18131st Class Volunteer James Vashon Baker (1798-1875)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
21.11.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.1809Evacuation at Corunna
1.1.1810Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1811Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1812In the North SeaBWAS-1793
8.1814North AmericaBWAS-1793
14.12.1814Battle of Lake Borgne
8.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
3.1816Sold at Chatham for £3,000BWAS-1793

 

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