Prince Frederick

Nominal Guns64
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Revolutie' (1779) (68)
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck156' 9"Imperial Feet47.5529 
Length of Keel129' 4"Imperial Feet39.3227 
Breadth42' 11"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Depth in Hold16' 3 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,267 794Tons BM 


8.1796Broadside Weight = 654 Imperial Pound ( 296.589 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pounder

12.1796Broadside Weight = 168 Imperial Pound ( 76.188 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

10 Commanding Officers

22.12.1796 - 1797CaptainEdward RamageBWAS-17931797 - 11.1797CommanderJohn Watts (d.1801)BWAS-17932.1798 - 6.1798CaptainCharles Hare (d.1801)BWAS-17936.1798 - 1799CaptainJohn Stevens HallBWAS-17935.1800 - 1803LieutenantWilliam GaltonBWAS-17931804 - 1806LieutenantSamuel GordonBWAS-17931807 - 10.1810LieutenantAbdiel OrseurBWAS-179310.1810 - 1812CommanderPeter Fisher (d.1844)BWAS-179312.1810 - 1814CommanderThomas Saunders GroveBWAS-179315.6.1814 - 1815CommanderRichard PridhamBWAS-1793

2 Flag Officers

1813 - 6.1814Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Edward Buller (Baronet ) (1764-1824)BWAS-17936.1814 - 1815Rear-Admiral of the RedThomas Byam Martin (1773-1854)BWAS-1793

3 Petty Officers

6.1798 - 5.1800MidshipmanWilliam BroadwaterNBD184912.1813 - 8.2.1815Master's MateSir John BannatyneNBD18499.1814 - 8.1.1815Master's MateGrosvenor BunsterNBD1849

1 Crewman

8.4.1798 - 6.17981st Class VolunteerWilliam BroadwaterNBD1849

Service History

12.1796Commissioned as a storeshipBWAS-1793
12.1796Refitted as a 32 gun Fifth Rate Storeship
25.1.1797Arrived at SheernessBWAS-1793
9.1797Began fitted as a storeship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1797Paid offBWAS-1793
5.1798Completed fitted as a storeship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £15567.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1800Began fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1800Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1803Began fitting as an Hospital Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1804Completed fitting as an Hospital Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1815In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
5.6.1817Sold at Plymouth to G. Bayley for £1,200BWAS-1793


M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Tuesday 14th of August 2018 07:11

Sorry I don't. You will need to see if the National Archives or the National Maritime Museum has the muster books for that information.

Posted by Colin Walker on Tuesday 14th of August 2018 00:18

Do you have crew lists for other ranks aboard this and other naval around this time. Thanks

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