Rippon

6208
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1808BWAS-1793
Launched8.8.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
Constructor & Scott BlakeBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1821BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 4"Imperial Feet53.6461 
Length of Keel145' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet44.2151 
Breadth47' 10 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold21' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Draught Forward13' 3"Tons BM 
Draught Aft17' 9"Tons BM 
Burthen1,770Tons BM 

Armament


1813Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1813590EstablishmentBWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1813 - 8.1814Captain Christopher Cole (1770-1836)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 7.1814Lieutenant Charles Crowdy (1786-?)NBD18496.3.1813 - 16.9.1814Lieutenant Henry Brett (1790-?)NBD184921.10.1813 - 1813Lieutenant John Popham Baker (1784-1859)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1813 - 1814Master's Mate John Williams Aldridge (1794-1875)NL1865

Service History


DateEventSource
10.8.1812Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1813Commissioned for Channel serviceBWAS-1793
12.5.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £29448.0.0dBWAS-1793
21.10.1813Present at capture of Weser by Royalist (16) and Scylla (16) BWAS-1793
21.10.1813Capture of the Weser
1814Voyage to North America with troopsBWAS-1793
8.1814Paid off and placed in ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
3.1821Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1841Roofed overBWAS-1793

 

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