Scarborough

6489
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.7.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1808BWAS-1793
Launched29.3.1812BWAS-1793
First Commissioned2.1813
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardHarwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada Class
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJoseph GrahamBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold3.9.1836BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 0"Imperial Feet53.6448 
Length of Keel144' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet43.9103 
Breadth47' 8 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold21' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Draught Forward13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Draught Aft17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,745Tons BM 

Armament


29.3.1812Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.10.1806590Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1813 - 1814CaptainJohn HalsteadBWAS-17931814 - 6.1814CaptainCharles James Johnston (d.1835)BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1813 - 1814Rear-Admiral of the RedJohn Ferrier (d.1836)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.12.1813 - 3.5.1814LieutenantJames Kerr (1791-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1808Began building at Harwich BWAS-1793
29.3.1812Completed building at Harwich at a cost of £57873.0.0dBWAS-1793
15.4.1812Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1793
1813In the North SeaBWAS-1793
18.3.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £25397.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.1814fitting for ordinary at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1793
7.1816Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1793
10.1817Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £24215.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1817Laid up and roofed over fore and aft at SheernessBWAS-1793
3.9.1836Sold at Deptford? for £6,200BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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