Powerful

5922
Nominal Guns84B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.1.1817B065
Keel Laid Down8.1820B065
Acquired21.6.1826B065
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B065
Ship ClassCanopus Class (modified)
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up29.8.1864B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck193' 10"Imperial Feet58.8264 
Length of Keel160' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet48.7839 
Breadth52' 4 ½"Imperial Feet15.8623 
Depth in Hold22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Burthen2,296Tons BM 

Armament


21.6.1826Broadside Weight = 1224 Imperial Pound ( 555.084 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1815700Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1841 - 6.1.1842CaptainMichael Seymour (1802-1887)W033

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1839 - 1.1.1841LieutenantStephen BradlyNBD184922.9.1841 - 29.1.1842LieutenantJames Thomas CaldwellNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1860Used as a targetB065


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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