Nominal Guns80BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Pompée' (1791) (74)
ShipyardToulon - Provence E-WIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up1.1817BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck182' 2"Imperial Feet55.4742 
Length of Keel148' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet45.1168 
Breadth49' 0 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Depth in Hold21' 10 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Burthen1,901 894Tons BM 


5.1795Broadside Weight = 1078 Imperial Pound ( 488.873 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Roundhouse8 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1795640 BWAS-1793

7 Ship Commanders

1794 - 3.5.1794Lieutenant John DavieBWAS-17935.1795 - 8.1795Captain Charles Edmund Nugent (1759-1844)BWAS-17938.1795 - 1795Captain James Vashon (1742-1827)BWAS-17931801Captain Charles Stirling (1760-1833)E-WIKI1806 - 1807Captain Richard Dacres (1761-1837)ref:61613.12.1808 - 1809Captain Edward Pelham Brenton (1774-1839)ref:6164.1809 - 17.4.1809Captain William Charles Fahie (1763-1833)BG

15 Commissioned Officers

5.1795 - 19.12.1796Lieutenant George BarkerNBD184911.8.1805 - 24.5.1808Lieutenant Hopewell Hayward BuddNBD18493.1806 - 12.1806First Lieutenant James Boxer (d.1847)NBD18491807 - 4.8.1807Acting Lieutenant Septimus Arabin (d.1856)NBD18496.1807 - 13.10.1807Lieutenant James Boxer (d.1847)NBD18494.8.1807 - 6.2.1808Lieutenant Septimus Arabin (d.1856)NBD18491809Lieutenant Philip Henry Bridges (d.1848)NBD18491809 - 18.3.1810Lieutenant George Guy BurtonNBD18494.1809 - 17.4.1809First Lieutenant William BoneBG20.12.1809 - 5.1810Lieutenant John BrineNBD184918.3.1810 - 10.1810Lieutenant John Thomas Young (1782-1848)NBD184912.6.1811 - 8.1811Acting Lieutenant John Henry BellairsNBD184910.1813 - 18.7.1814Acting Lieutenant William Baker Strugnell (1788-1850)NBD184918.7.1814 - 10.1814Lieutenant William Baker Strugnell (1788-1850)NBD184917.2.1815 - 1815Lieutenant Peter Barnes (1793-?)NBD1849

3 Warrant Officers

1799Purser Peter Welsford (1757-1840)TNC1809 - 17.4.1809Boatswain Edward Casey (d.1809)BG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Sailmaker John EssonBG

8 Petty Officers

5.1795 - 19.2.1799Midshipman Henry BaughNBD18499.1805 - 4.10.1806Midshipman Henry Hayward BuddNBD18491806 - 1807Master's Mate Septimus Arabin (d.1856)NBD18493.1809 - 1809Midshipman William BishopNBD18494.1809 - 17.4.1809Boatswain's Mate Alexander AllanBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Gunner's Mate William ShortBG11.1809 - 4.1810Midshipman Henry KentNBD18491810Midshipman Martin Bennett (1789-?)NBD1849

21 Crewmen

1808 - 3.18081st Class Volunteer Alexander Buchanan (1793-?)NBD18491809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Edward Rowe (d.1809)BG1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Christopher Finisker (d.1809)BG1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman John Falconer (d.1809)BG1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Joseph Lee (d.1809)BG1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman John Miles (d.1809)BG1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Joseph Pool (d.1809)BG1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Richard Codlin (d.1809)BG4.1809 - 15.4.1809Seaman Daniel HallBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Edward EllisBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Thomas NortonBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman John BryanBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman John HarrisBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Captain of the Forecastle John CraigBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman Boston GawBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman John SheermanBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman John MillerBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman John CareyBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman James LayBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman William MayBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Seaman William RaynerBG

4 Marines

1809 - 17.4.1809Private Thomas Charles (d.1809)BG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Private, 63rd Regiment of Foot Henry WaggBG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Lieutenant of Marines Charles Edward Atkins (1787-1822)BG4.1809 - 17.4.1809Private Benjamin BoothBG

Service History

3.5.1794Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
2.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17774.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1796Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1797Spithead MutinyBWAS-1793
2.1797Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17283.0.0dBWAS-1793

Sailed from Portsmouth

6.7.1801Battle of Algeciras Bay
5.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1805Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £41229.0.0dBWAS-1793
19.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles
1.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
5.1808fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £9177.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.10.1808Took the Brig Le Pilade (16) near Barbadoes
20.10.1808Took the Brig-Corvette Le Pylade (16) off Martinique
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
14.4.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult
17.4.1809Took the Ship of the Line Le Hautpoult (74) off Puerto Rico
9.1810Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1811Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £24599.0.0dBWAS-1793
1812making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £15672.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1814Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1815Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £16672.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1817Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1793


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