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6466
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.12.1781BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down8.1782BWAS-1714
Launched22.11.1786BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.1790BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEdgar Class (1774)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas RaymondBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Razeed4.1813BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 2"Imperial Feet51.2071 
Length of Keel138' 1"Imperial Feet42.0631 
Breadth46' 11"Imperial Feet14.025 
Depth in Hold19' 10"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,616 6894Tons BM 

Armament


22.11.1786Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
25.8.1774550Design Complement

14 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.5.1790 - 5.1.1791Captain
Robert LinzeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1801
ADM 6/24/26
BWAS-1714
5.1.1791 - 6.9.1791Captain
Robert LinzeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1801
ADM 6/24/100
ADM 6/24
21.10.1793 - 10.6.1794Captain
Thomas NewnhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1794
: on board from 25.10.1793 ADM 6/24/276
BWAS-1714
8.1794 - bef.6.1795Captain
William LechmereBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1814
BWAS-1714
1795 - 1797Captain
James DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1825
BWAS-1714
8.1797 - 10.1797Captain
Herbert SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1825
BWAS-1714
10.1797 - 10.1798Captain
Jacob WallerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1798
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1714
11.1798 - 1800Captain
Thomas TottyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1783
BWAS-1714
1.1801 - 2.1801Captain
Charles BoylesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1714
2.1801 - 8.1801Captain
Robert Stuart LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1822
BWAS-1714
8.1801 - 20.7.1802Captain
James BrisbaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1802
ADM 6/4/100
BWAS-1714
7.1805 - 1808Captain
Amelius BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1890
BWAS-1714
1808 - 5.1809Captain
Thomas BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1814
BWAS-1714
5.1809 - 1810Captain
William CumberlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1825
BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.8.1794 - 5.1795Vice-Admiral of the Blue
George VandeputBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758
Transfered ADM 6/25/79
BWAS-1714
1.6.1795 - 1796Admiral of the Blue
Sir John Laforey (1st Baronet Laforey)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1797
Transfered ADM 107/3/274
BWAS-1714
8.1801 - 2.6.1802Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Thomas TottyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1783
BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.10.1790 - 4.1.1790Fifth Lieutenant
George Christopher PullingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1802
Discharged ADM 6/24/83
ADM 6/24
5.1.1791 - 1791First Lieutenant
William ShieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1829
ADM 6/4/100
ADM 6/4
5.1.1791 - 1791Third Lieutenant
Henry ElcockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1791
ADM 6/4/100
ADM 6/4
5.1.1791 - 1791Fourth Lieutenant
Richard Turner HancockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1812
ADM 6/4/100
ADM 6/4
7.1.1791 - 1791Second Lieutenant
Thomas IrelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1791
ADM 6/4/100
ADM 6/4
7.1.1791 - 1791Fifth Lieutenant
Nisbet PalmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1791
ADM 6/4/100
ADM 6/4
14.6.1794 - 7.12.1794Lieutenant
The Hon. Courtnay BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1831
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3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.5.1790 - 1790Chaplain
Andrew HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/29
ADM 6/24
bef.19.4.1799 - aft.2.11.1799Surgeon
Thomas JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Medic
Service 1799
ADM 101/119/5
ADM 101
1.11.1801 - 20.7.1802Master
Thomas HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
ADM 6/4/100
ADM 29-1

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.1.1798 - 22.1.1798Midshipman
Thomas ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1806
NAO
23.1.1798 - 19.8.1800Master's Mate
Thomas ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1806
NAO
5.1801 - 20.7.1802Midshipman
Edward Hollingworth DelafosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1816
ADM 6/4/100
NBD1849
10.1806 - 1807Midshipman
Edward Brown AddisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1814
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
18.12.1786Began Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1787Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
5.2.1787Completed Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £29422.12.10dBWAS-1714
5.2.1787Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10126.12.6dBWAS-1714
1790Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
12.6.1790Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4935.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.9.1791

Paid off

BWAS-1714
23.5.1795

Sailed for the Mediterranean

BWAS-1714
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
2.1797Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.1797Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £12475.0.0dBWAS-1714
10.1798Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1.1799Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £9158.0.0dBWAS-1714
19.4.1799

Arrived at Plymouth

TNC
11.5.1799

A lurking, lingering kind of fever has broke out in the Saturn, 74guns, CaptainTotty, fittting for sea in Cawsand Bay. The first lieutenant, boatswain, and 140 seamen and marines, are now in the Royal Hospital for cure.

TNC
2.1801In the BalticBWAS-1714
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
1.1802Sailed to the Leeward Islands, paid off later in the yearBWAS-1714
20.7.1802Paid offADM 35
5.1805Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
7.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1805Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.1805Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £9135.0.0dBWAS-1714
1808Blockade of LorientBWAS-1714
1810In the BalticBWAS-1714
2.2.1811Paid offADM 35
1812In ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
8.1813Refitted as a 58 gun Fourth Rate Frigate
24.4.1815Paid offADM 35

 

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