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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.12.1770BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down12.1772BWAS-1714
Launched19.11.1774BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.10.1775BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassPortland Class (1766)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HennikerBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1757-1768
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up9.1810BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck146' 0"Imperial Feet44.5008 
Length of Keel119' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet36.2776 
Breadth40' 7 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Draught Forward10' 1"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Draught Aft15' 1"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen1,050 6594Tons BM 

Armament


19.11.1774Broadside Weight = 414 Imperial Pound ( 187.749 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1779Broadside Weight = 486 Imperial Pound ( 220.401 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.4.1766350Design Complement
30.8.1799343 BG

23 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.10.1775 - 21.12.1776Captain
Charles DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1789
ADM 6/21/126
BWAS-1714
21.12.1776 - 7.12.1777Captain
The Hon. William CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1807
Transfered ADM 6/21/244
BWAS-1714
7.12.1777 - 14.2.1780Captain
John RaynorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1780
Transfered ADM 6/22/80
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 20.1.1780
BWAS-1714
28.8.1780 - 17.4.1781Captain
Evelyn SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1802
ADM 6/22/164
BWAS-1714
25.4.1781 - 3.9.1782Captain
The Hon. Thomas LumleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1782
BWAS-1714
4.9.1782 - 13.12.1783Captain
William ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1796
ADM 6/23/224
Issued by
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 18.6.1784
ADM 6/23
6.2.1783 - 13.12.1783Captain
Christopher HallidayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1783
ADM 6/23/252
Issued by
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 24.11.1784
BWAS-1714
23.12.1783 - 30.7.1784Captain
Thomas NewnhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1794
ADM 6/23/241
Issued by
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 1.9.1784
BWAS-1714
22.11.1790Captain
Sir Charles Hamilton (2nd Baronet of Trebinshun House)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1819
ADM 6/24/88
ADM 6/24
12.1794 - 7.1795Captain
Benjamin ArcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1796
BWAS-1714
7.1795 - 9.1797Captain
Robert WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
BWAS-1714
9.1797 - 8.1799Captain
William MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1814
BWAS-1714
8.1799 - 10.1799Captain
James OughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1825
BWAS-1714
10.1799 - 11.1800Captain
Richard RetalickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1801
BWAS-1714
11.1800 - 8.1801Captain
James WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1714
1802Captain
Thomas Masterman HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1837
ODNB
6.1802 - 2.1803Captain
Edward BraceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1843
BWAS-1714
2.1803 - 5.1804Captain
William Granville LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
BWAS-1714
5.1804 - 6.1806Captain
John Acworth OmmanneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1828
BWAS-1714
6.1806 - 1.1809Captain
John LaugharneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1816
BWAS-1714
1.1809 - 5.1809Captain
Donald M'LeodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1816
BWAS-1714
5.1809 - 6.1809Captain
Alexander Robert KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1815
BWAS-1714
6.1809 - 12.2.1810Captain
Woodley LosackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1815
BWAS-1714

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1781 - 1782Commodore
George JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1787
ref:676
8.1799 - 10.1799Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Andrew MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
BWAS-1714
7.1802 - 12.1803Vice-Admiral of the Red
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
BWAS-1714
5.1804 - 1806Vice-Admiral of the White
Sir Erasmus GowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1810
BWAS-1714
6.1806 - 1.1809Vice-Admiral of the Red
John HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1821
BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.7.1799 - 2.9.1799First Lieutenant
George Ralph CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1820
ref:616
1801 - 2.4.1801Lieutenant
Richard CormackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1801 - 6.12.1801Lieutenant
William Henry IngramBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1801
TNC
13.12.1806 - 4.2.1807Lieutenant
Herbert CaigerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1827
NBD1849
24.4.1809 - 29.1.1810Lieutenant
Thomas BevisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1829
NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 2.4.1801Master
Daniel LamondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
9.4.1802 - 5.6.1802Master
William MowbrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1806
ADM 29-1

11 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1777 - 1778Midshipman
Robert FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1794
ODNB
6.1799 - 18.11.1799Midshipman
Samuel BurgessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1830
NBD1849
1801 - 2.4.1801Midshipman
Charles JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Midshipman
Simon FrazerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Midshipman
Reuben PainBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Midshipman
Thomas RamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Midshipman
George McKinlayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1802 - 1.1804Midshipman
Henry BourneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1830
NBD1849
1803 - 1806Midshipman
Thomas Perronet ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Soldier
Service 1803-1806
ODNB
1.1803 - 3.1803Master's Mate
Edward Henry A'CourtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1835
NBD1849
12.1804 - 13.12.1806Master's Mate
Herbert CaigerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1827
NBD1849

2 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 2.4.1801Lieutenant, Rifle Corps
J A GrantBritish
Marine
Soldier
Service 1800-1801
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Lieutenant of Marines
Henry LongBritish
Marine
Service 1790-1801
BG

1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
4.1778 - 1779Volunteer
Tobias FurneauxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1779
ref:676

Service History


DateEventSource
1776Began fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
2.1776Completed at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £19303.8.9dBWAS-1714
2.1776Completed fitting at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £4334.19.6dBWAS-1714
7.3.1776Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
5.1776Present at the relief of QuebecBWAS-1714
27.3.1777Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
10.1777Delaware operationsBWAS-1714
22.7.1778At Sandy HookBWAS-1714
4.11.1778Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
14.12.1778At St LuciaBWAS-1714
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
6.1779For home with a convoyBWAS-1714
2.1780Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
10.3.1780Paid offADM 51
25.5.1780Taken by
Active (14) 1779-1780
American 14 Gun
Privateer Brig

11.1780Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2964.19.9dBWAS-1714
31.12.1780Isis vs Rotterdam
13.3.1781Sailed for IndiaBWAS-1714
16.4.1781Battle of Porto Praya
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
30.7.1784

Paid off

BWAS-1714
3.1792Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
12.1794RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1795Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £33312.0.0dBWAS-1714
22.8.1795Action of 1795-08-22
22.8.1795Took the Frigate
Alliantie (36) 1788-1795
Dutch 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the North Sea

11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
28.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep
30.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
6.1802Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1802Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £3008.0.0dBWAS-1714
29.7.1802Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
5.1803Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
19.6.1808Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
12.2.1810Paid offADM 51
9.1810Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1714

 

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