Rochefort

6215
Nominal Guns80BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.6.1809BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1809BWAS-1793
Launched6.4.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardMilford Dockyard - Milford Haven BWAS-1793
Designed byJean-Louis Barrallier (1751-1834)BWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward ChurchillBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up20.6.1826BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck192' 8 ½"Imperial Feet58.5343 
Length of Keel160' 6 ½"Imperial Feet48.7807 
Breadth49' 4 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Depth in Hold21' 10"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 8"Tons BM 
Draught Aft17' 8"Tons BM 
Burthen2,081 7794Tons BM 

Armament


7.1815Broadside Weight = 1110 Imperial Pound ( 503.385 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1815640EstablishmentBWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1815 - 1818CaptainArchibald DicksonBWAS-17931818 - 4.1820CaptainSir Andrew Pellatt GreenBWAS-17144.1820 - 4.1824CaptainSir Charles Marsh Schomberg (d.1835)BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1816 - 12.1819Rear-AdmiralSir Thomas Francis Fremantle (1765-1819)BWAS-17934.1820 - 4.1824Vice-AdmiralSir Graham Moore (1764-1843)BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.8.1815 - 3.10.1815LieutenantWilliam Cuppage (d.1856)NBD184926.8.1818 - 29.2.1820Flag LieutenantJohn BranfordNBD18497.11.1821 - 22.8.1825LieutenantJohn Rivett-Carnac (1796-1869)NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1816 - 1817MidshipmanCharles BrandNBD18491817 - 5.1818MidshipmanCharles CaleyNBD18497.1820 - 1820MidshipmanWilliam Fordyce Blair (1807-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
15.6.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.7.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1815Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
8.1815Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.1815Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 80 gun Second Rate Ship of the Line
5.1818Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
8.1818Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.1819Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.8.1820Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
4.1824Paid offBWAS-1793
20.6.1826Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship



The construction was supervised by the designer. Under him the master shipwrights were:
William Stone (1810-07-01 - 1813-06-09)
Henry Canham (1813-06-10 - 1813-08-16)
Edward Churchill (1813-08-18 - 1814-04-06)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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