Salisbury

6406
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.7.1810BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1811BWAS-1793
Launched21.6.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSalisbury ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam StoneBWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up12.1.1837BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 4"Imperial Feet46.9411 
Length of Keel127' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet38.7191 
Breadth42' 1"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Depth in Hold17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,199 294Tons BM 

Armament


21.6.1814Broadside Weight = 534 Imperial Pound ( 242.169 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1810350Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1815 - 12.1815CaptainEdward Hawker (d.1860)BWAS-179312.1815 - 3.1817CaptainJohn MackellarBWAS-17933.1817CommanderHouston Stewart (1791-1875)BWAS-17938.1818 - 1819CaptainJohn WilsonBWAS-17939.1821 - 1824CaptainWilliam MaudeBWAS-1793

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1815 - 12.1815Vice-Admiral of the WhiteSir Richard Goodwin Keats (1757-1834)BWAS-179312.1815 - 1817Rear-Admiral of the BlueJohn Erskine Douglas (1758-1847)BWAS-17938.1818 - 11.1819Rear-Admiral of the BlueDonald Campbell (d.1819)BWAS-17939.1821 - 1824Rear-Admiral William Charles Fahie (1763-1833)BWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1816LieutenantGeorge ButlerNBD184915.3.1816 - 1818Flag LieutenantRichard BartonNBD18493.1817 - 13.7.1819Acting LieutenantRobert Ross Achmuty (d.1844)NBD18499.1821 - 18.4.1825LieutenantEdward Belcher (1799-?)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1816 - 1817MidshipmanRobert Augustus Bradshaw (1800-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1815Flag ship on the Newfoundland stationBWAS-1793
12.1815Flag ship on the Jamaica stationBWAS-1793
5.1818Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1818Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £19224.0.0dBWAS-1793
1819Flag ship on the Leeward Islands stationBWAS-1793
9.1821Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1822Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12850.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1824Laid up at PortmsouthBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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