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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.12.1790BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down10.1792BWAS-1714
Named29.12.1797BWAS-1714
Launched17.1.1798BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1798BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDiomede Class (1791)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas PollardBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1765-1799
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1815BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 1 ½"Imperial Feet46.0375 
Length of Keel124' 7 ⅞"Imperial Feet37.8174 
Breadth41' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet12.5159 
Depth in Hold17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen1,107 2594Tons BM 

Armament


17.1.1798Broadside Weight = 414 Imperial Pound ( 187.749 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
14.7.1791350Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1798 - 12.1802Captain
Charles Elphinstone FleemingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1837
BWAS-1793
12.1802 - 1.1804Captain
Samuel MotleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1804
BWAS-1793
1.1804 - 4.1806Captain
Hugh DownmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1847
BWAS-1793
4.1806 - 1807Commander
Joseph EdmondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1807
BWAS-1793
1807 - 6.1807Captain
Hugh DownmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1847
BWAS-1793
8.1807 - 1808Captain
Philip DumaresqBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1814
BWAS-1793
1808Captain
John SykesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1810
BWAS-1793
1809Captain
Hugh CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1809
BWAS-1793
10.1812 - 1813Captain
Charles Montagu FabianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1813
BWAS-1793
1814 - 1.10.1814Captain
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1853
BWAS-1793
1.10.1814 - 4.1815Captain
George KippenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1815
BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1803 - 6.1805Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir James Saumarez (1st Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
BWAS-1793

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.4.1798 - Lieutenant
George Clark HurdisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1840
NBD1849
1801Lieutenant
Richard CrawfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1815
ref:997
1801Lieutenant
John PascoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1817
ref:997
1801 - 1802Lieutenant
Robert John HibbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1802
ref:997
14.1.1801 - 18.11.1801Acting Lieutenant
John WybornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1809
NBD1849
19.11.1801 - 2.6.1802Lieutenant
John WybornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1809
NBD1849
23.7.1802 - 15.4.1803Acting Lieutenant
George BrineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849
15.4.1803 - 1804Lieutenant
George BrineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849
2.4.1808 - 11.5.1809Lieutenant
The Hon. Arthur Richard TurnourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1816
NBD1849
31.12.1808 - 15.4.1812Lieutenant
Henry Fage BelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1845
NBD1849
2.1813 - 10.1814Lieutenant
James CrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
NBD1849
11.1813 - 8.1814Acting Lieutenant
Edward KeaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
NBD1849
16.4.1814 - 1.1815Lieutenant
Thomas Wentworth BullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1817
NBD1849

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1801Master
HiddleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
ref:997
1801 - 1802Surgeon
C FrenchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1802
ref:997
1801 - 1802Purser
John Spice HulbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1802
ref:997
29.5.1805 - 8.2.1806Carpenter
William BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1796-1816
Discharged
ADM 29/8
1.3.1809 - 12.7.1809Master
Andrew DavidsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1809
ADM 29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1792Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
17.1.1798Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £43804.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1798Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
6.12.1798Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1804In the Channel Islands and North SeaBWAS-1793
4.1806At the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1807Sailed to the River PlateBWAS-1793
6.1807Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1807RecommissionedBWAS-1793
9.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1807Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1808At GuernseyBWAS-1793
22.4.1809Sailed with a convoy for St Helena and then the East IndiesBWAS-1793
6.1812Began fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1812Completed fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1812Refitted as a 26 gun Sixth Rate Troop Ship
1813Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
14.12.1814Battle of Lake Borgne
4.1815Returned to England and paid offBWAS-1793
7.7.1815Ordered converted to a provisions depot, but found to be rottenBWAS-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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