Nominal Guns80BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Pompée' (1791) (74)
ShipyardToulon - Provence EWIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassEWIKI
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)EWIKI
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

6 Commanding Officers

1794 - 3.5.1794LieutenantJohn DavieBWAS-17935.1795 - 8.1795CaptainCharles Edmund Nugent (1759-1844)BWAS-17938.1795 - 1795CaptainJames Vashon (1742-1827)BWAS-17931801CaptainCharles Stirling (1760-1833)EWIKI1806 - 1807CaptainRichard Dacres (1761-1837)ref:61613.12.1808 - 1809CaptainEdward Pelham Brenton (1774-1839)ref:616

14 Commissioned Officers

5.1795 - 19.12.1796LieutenantGeorge BarkerNBD184911.8.1805 - 24.5.1808LieutenantHopewell Hayward BuddNBD18493.1806 - 12.1806First LieutenantJames Boxer (d.1847)NBD18491807 - 4.8.1807Acting LieutenantSeptimus Arabin (d.1856)NBD18496.1807 - 13.10.1807LieutenantJames Boxer (d.1847)NBD18494.8.1807 - 6.2.1808LieutenantSeptimus Arabin (d.1856)NBD18491809LieutenantPhilip Henry Bridges (d.1848)NBD18491809 - 18.3.1810LieutenantGeorge Guy BurtonNBD184920.12.1809 - 5.1810LieutenantJohn BrineNBD184918.3.1810 - 10.1810LieutenantJohn Thomas Young (1782-1848)NBD184912.6.1811 - 8.1811Acting LieutenantJohn Henry BellairsNBD184910.1813 - 18.7.1814Acting LieutenantWilliam Baker Strugnell (1788-1850)NBD184918.7.1814 - 10.1814LieutenantWilliam Baker Strugnell (1788-1850)NBD184917.2.1815 - 1815LieutenantPeter Barnes (1793-?)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer

1799Purser WelsfordTNC

6 Petty Officers

5.1795 - 19.2.1799MidshipmanHenry BaughNBD18499.1805 - 4.10.1806MidshipmanHenry Hayward BuddNBD18491806 - 1807Master's MateSeptimus Arabin (d.1856)NBD18493.1809 - 1809MidshipmanWilliam BishopNBD184911.1809 - 4.1810MidshipmanHenry KentNBD18491810MidshipmanMartin Bennett (1789-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman

1808 - 3.18081st Class VolunteerAlexander Buchanan (1793-?)NBD1849

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 Unrated Brig Le Pilade (16) near Barbadoes
20.10.1808Took the Unrated Brig-Corvette Le Pylade (16) off Martinique
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
14.3.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult
17.4.1809Took the Third Rate 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


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical

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