Rodney -> 1828 Greenwich

Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
Constructor Frances Barnard (d.1825)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 7"Imperial Feet53.3424 
Length of Keel144' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet43.9103 
Breadth47' 11"Imperial Feet14.3292 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 5"Imperial Feet4.0047 
Draught Aft18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Burthen1,763 994Tons BM 


8.12.1809Broadside 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
1.10.1806590Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

2.1810 - 1.8.1811Captain George Burlton (d.1815)BWAS-17931.8.1811 - 13.12.1811Captain John Allen (1774-1854): on board from 2.8.1811 Transfered ADM 196/3/5NBD18499.1811 - 1812Captain Edward Durnford King (1771-1862)BWAS-17931812 - 1813Captain John Duff Markland (1780-1848)BWAS-179312.1813 - 8.1814Captain Charles Inglis (d.1833)BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer

12.1813 - 8.1814Vice-Admiral of the White George Martin (1765-1847)BWAS-1793

4 Petty Officers

2.1810 - 1.8.1811Midshipman Thomas BunnNBD18491811 - 1812Midshipman John BranfordNBD184921.3.1811 - 1.8.1811Midshipman George Coulbert (1773-1839)PMD1.1814 - 5.1814Midshipman James BurneyNBD1849

1 Crewman

11.12.1813 - 18141st Class Volunteer Henry BullNBD1849

Service History

3.1808Began building at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
8.12.1809Completed building at Deptford - London at a cost of £58330.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.12.1809Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.4.1810Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £28119.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.6.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1813In ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
5.1813Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.1814Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12217.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
17.5.1828Ordered cut down to a 50-gun fourth rate frigate, but not actionedBWAS-1793
17.5.1828Renamed GreenwichBWAS-1793
8.9.1836Sold at Portsmouth for £5,310BWAS-1793


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