Nominal Guns74B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1783BWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCanada Class - ModifiedB028
Designed by William BatelyB028
Constructor William Barnard (1735-1795)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up7.1814B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck170' 5"Imperial Feet51.8178 
Length of Keel140' 9 ½"Imperial Feet42.6847 
Breadth46' 10 ½"Imperial Feet14.0335 
Depth in Hold20' 6 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Draught Forward12' 3"Imperial Feet3.6957 
Draught Aft18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,645 4894Tons BM 


1.6.1787Broadside Weight = 891 Imperial Pound ( 404.0685 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1788550Design establishmentBWAS-1793

10 Ship Commanders

22.9.1787 - 21.2.1788CaptainSir Hyde Parker (1739-1807) Transfered ADM 6/23/414ADM 6/231.7.1788 - 25.6.1789Captain Andrew Sutherland (d.1795) ADM 6/23/468BWAS-179325.6.1789 - 22.9.1789Captain Charles Chamberlayne (d.1810) ADM 6/23/533BWAS-17936.9.1791 - 6.1794Captain John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817) ADM 6/24/134BWAS-17931795 - 1799CaptainSir James Saumarez (1757-1836)BWAS-17933.1801 - 12.1801Captain Robert Carthew Reynolds (1745-1811)BWAS-179312.1801 - 1802Captain Robert CuthbertBWAS-17935.1805 - 12.1806Captain Edward Codrington (1770-1851)BWAS-179312.1806 - 1.1814Captain Archibald DicksonBWAS-179310.1810 - 4.1811Lieutenant William Silvester Addington (1783-1863)NBD1849

1 Flag Officer

1809Rear-Admiral of the Blue Thomas Hoar (1758-1825)BWAS-1793

5 Commissioned Officers

31.5.1805 - 1806Lieutenant John CroftBWAS-179315.6.1805 - 1806Lieutenant John JulianNAO4.7.1805 - 1806Lieutenant John Roberts (d.1857)NAO6.7.1805 - 1806Lieutenant Edward Elers (d.1815)BWAS-17935.9.1806 - 1807Lieutenant John Brenton (1782-?)NBD1849

6 Warrant Officers

1794Master John Hunterref:9241794Purser William Tiremanref:9241794Gunner William Brownref:9241794Carpenter William Jefferyref:9241794Boatswain Alexander Coweyref:9246.5.1796 - 6.1.1799Master Peter Schuyler BruffADM 29-1

3 Petty Officers

7.1788 - 12.1793Midshipman John Baker (1770-1845)NBD18491794Midshipman William Parker (1781-1866)ADM 171/81.1808 - 6.1809Midshipman William Henry Woodham (1794-?)NBD1849

12 Crewmen

13.3.1793 - 18.3.1795Able Seaman Elias Bodah (1773-?)ADM 171/81794Able Seaman Thomas ThompsonADM 171/81794Able Seaman William TarrellADM 171/81794Able Seaman George SandersADM 171/81794Able Seaman Richard LevertonADM 171/81794Landman William MerrittADM 171/81794Landman William CrokerADM 171/81794Landman John CremernADM 171/81794Landman Richard CreaghADM 171/81794Lieutenant's Servant Daniel KingADM 171/81795Able Seaman John de PageADM 171/826.7.1805 - 18061st Class Volunteer George BarkerNBD1849

3 Marines

17942nd Lieutenant of Marines William Bransonref:9241794Private Samuel BrownADM 171/81794Private Thomas JamesADM 171/8

Service History

1.11.1787Completed at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £32,114.11.1d to build, plus £3,449 for fitting at Deptofrd and a further £7,052 for fitting at WoolwichBWAS-1793
7.1788Began fitting as a guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
7.1788Commissioned as a guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
8.1788Completed fitting as a guardship at ac ost of £4,114BWAS-1793
9.1791Recommissioned as a guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
24.3.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslesBWAS-1793
25.8.1793Took the privateer Sans Culottes off the American coastBWAS-1793
6.1794Began a refit at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
7.1794Completed refit at a cost of 6,232BWAS-1793
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
3.1796Began refitting at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
3.1796Completed refitting at a cost of £9,874BWAS-1793
4.1.1797Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
14.2.1797Took the Ship of the Line Salvador del Mundo (112) off Cape ClearE-WIKI
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile
1799Paid off early in the yearBWAS-1793
2.1801Began fitting at PlymouthBWAS-1793
4.1801Completed fittingBWAS-1793
1802Paid offBWAS-1793
4.1805Began fitting at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
7.1805Completed fittingBWAS-1793
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
1808In the BalticBWAS-1793
1.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
7.1814Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
14.8.1798-1798Saumarez's Squadron 1798Sir James Saumarez (1757-1836) 

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