Scipion

6498
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Scipion' (1801) (74)
Captured4.11.1805BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1809BWAS-1793
ShipyardLorient - Brittany W006
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassW006
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)010
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up1.1819BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck182' 1 ½"Imperial Feet55.4863 
Length of Keel150' 0 ⅞"Imperial Feet45.7422 
Breadth48' 7 ½"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold20' 4"Imperial Feet6.1976 
Burthen1,887 3994Tons BM 

Armament


4.11.1805Broadside Weight = 998 Imperial Pound ( 452.593 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1809640 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.9.1809 - 1811CaptainCharles Philip Butler Bateman (1776-?)NBD18491811 - 5.1812CaptainJames JohnstoneBWAS-17935.1812 - 10.1814CaptainHenry HeathcoteBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1810 - 1814Rear-Admiral of the RedRobert Stopford (1768-1847)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1809 - 29.3.1811LieutenantHenderson Bain (1775-1862)NBD184926.1.1812 - 14.12.1814LieutenantGeorge Young (1785-?)NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1810MidshipmanCharles Blyth (1795-?)NBD18491810 - 8.1810MidshipmanGeorge BeaseleyNBD18491810 - 8.1811MidshipmanGeorge BeaseleyNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
10.11.1805Arrived at Plymouth and laid upBWAS-1793
6.1808Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.1809Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.10.1810Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
20.7.1812Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
10.1814Paid off into ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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