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Hindostan

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Nominal Guns56BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Merchant east indiaman 'Hindostan' (1789) (26) 1789-1795
British 26 Gun
Merchant East Indiaman
Purchased9.3.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Constructor
William BarnardBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1735-1795
BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Burnt2.4.1804BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck160' 3"Imperial Feet48.7693 
Length of Keel132' 0 ½"Imperial Feet40.2463 
Breadth42' 2"Imperial Feet12.827 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,248 7594Tons BM 

Armament


4.1795Broadside Weight = 686 Imperial Pound ( 311.101 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pound Carronade

5.1801Broadside Weight = 434 Imperial Pound ( 196.819 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.5.1801140 BWAS-1793

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1795 - 11.1795Captain
Robert MoorsomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1825
BWAS-1793
11.1795 - 10.1796Captain
Thomas HoarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1825
BWAS-1793
10.1796 - 8.1797Captain
Francis CollingwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1797
BWAS-1793
12.1797 - 1800Captain
Joshua MulockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1800
BWAS-1793
5.1801 - 12.1801Commander
Samuel MotleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1804
BWAS-1793
12.1801 - 1803Lieutenant
William FothergillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1815
BWAS-1793
1804 - 2.4.1804Commander
John LegrosBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1804
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 1802Lieutenant
Valens ComynBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1802
ref:997

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.3.1798 - 20.11.1799Master
Robert BlackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1799
ADM 29-1
1801 - 1802Surgeon
George TownsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1802
ref:997
1801 - 1802Master
G ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1802
ref:997
1801 - 15.3.1802Purser
John BremarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1802
ref:997

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1805 - 1807Midshipman
Charles BasdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1841
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1800 - 3.1801Volunteer
George Anson ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1862
NBD1849

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 15.3.18021st Lieutenant of Marines
Henry ReaBritish
Marine
Service 1796-1802
ref:997

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1795Began fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
4.1795Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
15.5.1795Completed fitting at Deptford - London at a cost of £11062.0.0dBWAS-1793
24.2.1796Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
6.1797Began fitting as a Guardship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1797Paid offBWAS-1793
12.1797Commissioned as a 28-gun storeship for CorkBWAS-1793
12.1797Refitted as a 28 gun Fifth Rate Storeship
6.1798Completed fitting as a Guardship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3555.0.0dBWAS-1793
18.1.1800Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
11.1800Began refitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1.1801Completed refitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £10292.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1801Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
3.5.1801Refitted as a 28 gun Fifth Rate Storeship
12.2.1804Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
2.4.1804Burnt by accident in Rosas BayBWAS-1793


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1801-1802British Ships on the Cape of Good Hope Station, 1801
Sir Roger Curtis (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1810
 
 

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