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Grampus

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Nominal Guns54BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Purchased9.3.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked19.1.1799BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck157' 1"Imperial Feet47.854 
Length of Keel130' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet39.6431 
Breadth41' 3"Imperial Feet12.573 
Depth in Hold15' 6 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Displacement1,180 8994Tons BM 

Armament


1795Broadside Weight = 668 Imperial Pound ( 302.938 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 32-Pound Carronade

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1794 - 9.1795Captain
Alexander ChristieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1801
BWAS-1793
9.1795 - 9.1796Captain
John WilliamsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1798
BWAS-1793
12.1796 - 1798Lieutenant
Charles Loder CarneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1809
BWAS-1793
1798 - 21.1.1799Captain
George HartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1811
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
27.10.1798 - 1799Lieutenant
William Westcott DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
9.3.1795RegisteredBWAS-1793
4.1795Began coppering and fittingBWAS-1793
2.6.1795Completed coppering and fitting at a cost of £10800.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1796Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
9.1796Paid offBWAS-1793
11.1796Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
12.1796Refitted as a Unrated Storeship
2.1797Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £183.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.1797Abandoned by Mutineers at SheernessBWAS-1793
8.1797Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
1798Refitted as a Unrated Transport
19.1.1799Grounded on Barking Shelf in the ThamesBWAS-1793
21.1.1799AbandonedBWAS-1793

 

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