Glatton641
Nominal Guns56BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Merchantman east indiaman 'Glatton' (1792)
Purchased1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1795/04
ShipyardBlackwall BWAS-1793
Constructor Wells & BronsdonBWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sunk as Breakwater1830/10BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck163' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet49.6888
Length of Keel133' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet40.5448
Breadth41' 1"Imperial Feet12.5222
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816
Burthen1,256 2194Tons BM

Armament

1795Broadside Weight = 700 Imperial Pound ( 317.45 kg) B028
Lower Gun Deck28British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28British 32-Pound Carronade
1796/08Broadside Weight = 750 Imperial Pound ( 340.125 kg) BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2British 32-Pound Carronade
Roundhouse2British 18-Pounder

Flag Officers

FromToRankNameSource
1804/04/231804Rear-Admiral of the White BWAS-1793

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
1795/041797/08CaptainHenry TrollopeBWAS-1793
1797/081800CaptainCharles CobbBWAS-1793
1800/111801CaptainGeorge Hopewell StephensBWAS-1793
18011801/05CaptainWilliam BlighBWAS-1793
1801/051801/07CaptainWilliam BirchallBWAS-1793
1801/051801/10CaptainWilliam NowellBWAS-1793
1801/081801/08CaptainJohn Ferris DevonshireBWAS-1793
1802/051803CaptainNathaniel PorlockBWAS-1793
18041804CaptainJames ColnettBWAS-1793
1806/031808/01CaptainThomas SeccombeBWAS-1793
1808/011808/03CommanderHenry HopeBWAS-1793
1808/05/241808/12CommanderCharles Chamberlayne IrvineBWAS-1793
1808/12/271809/10CaptainGeorge Miller BlighBWAS-1793
18121814MasterR.G. PeacockBWAS-1793

Petty Officers

FromToRankNameSource
18031804MidshipmanColin CampbellNBD1849
1806/121809/08MidshipmanSir John Walland BakeNBD1849
18071809/06MidshipmanRobert Bruce RabanNBD1849
1808/121808/05MidshipmanEdward BlanckleyNBD1849

Crewmen

FromToRankNameSource
1806/05/2018071st Class VolunteerRobert Bruce RabanNBD1849
1806/061809Able SeamanRichard BowenBWAS-1714

Service History

DateEvent Source
1795/05/15fitting at Unknown at a cost of £7396.0.0dBWAS-1793
1796/07/15Action of the 1796-07-15 
1799/08/23Present at the surrender of the Dutch Fleet off the TexelBWAS-1793
1801Expedition to the BalticBWAS-1793
1801/04/02Battle of Copenhagen 
1801/07Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1793
1801/08Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £2147.0.0dBWAS-1793
1802/05Recommissioned as a convict transportBWAS-1793
1802/09/23Sailed to New South WalesBWAS-1793
1803/06Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1793
1803/09/22Returned homeBWAS-1793
1803/11Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1793
1803/12Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1793
1804Re-classed as a 44 gun Fifth Rate Ship  
1806/03RecommissionedBWAS-1793
1806/11/22Sailed for the MediteraneanBWAS-1793
1807/11/29Took a transport off CorfuBWAS-1793
1809/07Escorted a convoy homeBWAS-1793
1809/10Laid up at SheernessBWAS-1793
1812at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
1814Water depot at SheernessBWAS-1793
1830/04Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1793
1830/10Sailed for Harwich harbour to be sunk as a breakwaterBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship



Ex East Indiaman purchased on the Stocks

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
NBD1849 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 
Previous comments on this page

Posted by TopNard on Saturday 15th of October 2016 09:40

Armament:

East Indiaman: 26 x 12 & 6-pounder guns.[4]
RN from 1795:
Upper deck - 28 x 32-pounder carronades
Lower deck - 28 x 68-pounder carronades (later replaced by 18-pounder long guns)
RN from 1804: 44 guns


Posted by TopNard on Saturday 15th of October 2016 09:36

Armament:

East Indiaman: 26 x 12 & 6-pounder guns.[4]
RN from 1795:
Upper deck - 28 x 32-pounder carronades
Lower deck - 28 x 68-pounder carronades (later replaced by 18-pounder long guns)
RN from 1804: 44 guns

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