Pembroke -> 1889 Forte -> 1891 Pembroke

5741
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.5.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1809BWAS-1793
Launched27.6.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
Constructor Wigram and GreenBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold1905BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 0"Imperial Feet53.6448 
Length of Keel144' 11 ⅝"Imperial Feet43.9071 
Breadth47' 9"Imperial Feet14.3583 
Depth in Hold21' 1"Imperial Feet6.4262 
Draught Forward12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Aft17' 10"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,758 1794Tons BM 

Armament


27.6.1812Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.10.1806590Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.9.1812 - 9.1814CaptainJames Brisbane (1774-1826)BWAS-179325.3.1836 - 25.1.1827Captain Thomas Fellowes (1778-1853)BWAS-179325.1.1837 - 1840CaptainSir Fairfax Moresby (1786-1877)BWAS-17935.2.1855 - 5.8.1856CaptainGeorge Henry Seymour (1818-1869)W0253.12.1856 - 28.2.1858CaptainJohn Fraser (1791-1861)W0251.3.1858 - 1.1831CaptainEdward Philips Charlewood (1814-?)W0251.1861 - 2.4.1861CaptainGeorge Edwin Patey (d.1862)W0252.4.1861 - 28.4.1863CaptainThomas Fisher (d.1891)W025

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.2.1863 - 28.4.1863CommodoreSwynfen Thomas Carnegie (1813-1879)W025

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1836 - 1840CommanderJohn Williams Aldridge (1794-1875)W0336.9.1837 - 9.7.1838First LieutenantEdward BevanNBD184925.5.1838 - 6.4.1844LieutenantJames David AgassizNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1809Began building at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
27.6.1812Completed building at Blackwall - London at a cost of £58516.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.6.1812Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
5.11.1812Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £29100.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1812Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
26.12.1812Grounded on DunnoseBWAS-1793
2.1813Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £13465.0.0dBWAS-1793
1814In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
8.1814Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
9.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
1.1819Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1823Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £57316.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1836Began fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1836Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
7.1836Completed fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £16604.0.0dBWAS-1793
1840In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
10.1854Began conversion to a Screw Vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1855Completed conversion to a Screw Vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £22751.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1856Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1.1857Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1889Renamed ForteBWAS-1793
1891Renamed PembrokeBWAS-1793
7.1905Broken up at StavangerBWAS-1793

 

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