Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1781BWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.1812BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel138' 1"Imperial Feet42.0631 
Breadth47' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet14.3447 
Depth in Hold19' 8 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Draught Forward12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Draught Aft18' 7"Imperial Feet5.5086 
Burthen1,626 7494Tons BM 


3.4.1783Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
8.12.1765550Design Complement

11 Commanding Officers

22.4.1783 - 22.5.1786CaptainThomas Fitzherbert (1727-1794) ADM 6/23/54BWAS-171422.5.1786 - 1.7.1788CaptainAndrew Sutherland (d.1795) ADM 6/23/335BWAS-171415.10.1790 - 1.12.1792CaptainThomas Mackenzie (1753-1813) ADM 6/24/78ADM 6/241.12.1792 - 4.12.1793CaptainThomas Hickes (1731-1801) ADM 6/24/182BWAS-17144.12.1793 - 8.9.1794CaptainWilliam Albany Otway ADM 6/24/288BWAS-17144.1795 - 8.1795CaptainRichard FisherBWAS-17148.1795 - 1799CaptainWilliam O'Bryen Drury (d.1811)BWAS-17148.1805 - 12.1807CaptainRobert Plampin (1762-1834)BWAS-171412.1807CommanderFleetwood Broughton Reynolds PellewBWAS-171412.1807 - 1808CaptainRobert Plampin (1762-1834)BWAS-17142.1809 - 1809CaptainCharles James Johnston (d.1835)BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers

5.1786 - 1788Rear-Admiral of the WhiteThomas Graves (1725-1802)BWAS-171418.9.1795 - 30.3.1796Rear-Admiral of the RedSir Roger Curtis (Baronet ) (1746-1816)ref:616

1 Commissioned Officer

20.8.1805 - 13.9.1805Acting LieutenantLestock Francis Boileau (1785-?)NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers

24.4.1783 - 19.5.1786MasterWilliam Bray (d.1808)ADM29-16.10.1796 - 7.12.1796ChaplainWilliam Pargeter (1760-1810)ADM29-1

1 Petty Officer

4.1801 - 5.1803Master's MateThomas Cull (d.1846)NBD1849

1 Crewman

1788Captain's ServantRichard Arthur (1779-1854)NL1865

Service History

11.8.1783Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £12587.18.2dBWAS-1714
1785Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1788Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1789Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £12229.5.2dBWAS-1714
3.1793Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.1794Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9959.0.0dBWAS-1714
15.1.1794Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
4.1795Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1795fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10381.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1797refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £8924.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
2.1798refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7061.0.0dBWAS-1714
2.6.1798Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
3.1801refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £11235.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1805Began repairs at UnknownBWAS-1714
8.1805Completed repairs at a cost of £30065.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.1805Off CadizBWAS-1714
1806In the Mediterranean and then the East IndiesBWAS-1714
13.6.1806Took the Privateer L'Henriette (20)
9.7.1806Took the Frigate Le Bellone (30) off Ceylonref:692
27.11.1806Off JavaBWAS-1714
12.1807At SourabayaBWAS-1714
1808At the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1714
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
12.1809Had been paid off by the end of the yearBWAS-1714
5.1812Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
ref:692Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site

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