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6017
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured29.8.1793BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardLorient - Brittany
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold11.7.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck178' 9"Imperial Feet54.2573 
Length of Keel146' 5 ½"Imperial Feet44.5135 
Breadth48' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet14.6495 
Depth in Hold21' 4"Imperial Feet6.5024 
Burthen1,799 4994Tons BM 

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1796 - 1797Commander
David HotchkisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1797
BWAS-1793
1797 - 3.1798Commander
Richard AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1788
BWAS-1793
3.1799 - 10.1799Lieutenant
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1801
BWAS-1793
10.1799 - 1801Commander
William SymeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1803
BWAS-1793
1803Lieutenant
Sir James BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1812
BWAS-1793
1803 - 1810Commander
James IrwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1810
BWAS-1793
1811 - 1812Captain
Charles William PatersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1837
BWAS-1793
9.1812 - 10.1815Captain
Benjamin William PageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1841
BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1812 - 10.1815Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1.1814 - 1814Lieutenant
James Fearnley ArnoldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1846
NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1799 - 20.5.1802Master
John PikeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1803
ADM 29-1
12.9.1809 - 31.12.1815Boatswain
George William ForsterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1873
NAO

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1801 - 5.1803Midshipman
Whitwell ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1845
NBD1849
4.1804 - 18.3.1805Midshipman
Edward Thomas CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1821
NBD1849
1809Midshipman
Charlton Booth BaylyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
1809 - 2.1810Midshipman
Francis BickerstaffBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
7.1809 - 3.1810Midshipman
Charles NelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
17.4.1813 - 20.6.1813Supernumerary
Thomas TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1809-1822
ADM 29/8

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1.1807 - 5.1808Ordinary Seaman
James BurneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1835
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.5.1794Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
2.1796Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1796Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Ship
6.1796Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10044.0.0dBWAS-1793
1803Refitted as a Other Vessels Sheer Hulk
9.1812Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Ship
11.7.1816Sold for £2,250BWAS-1793

 

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