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Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.4.1782BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1783BWAS-1714
Launched29.4.1786BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1793BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBristol - England BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAdventure Class (1782)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Edward HuntBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1731-1740
BWAS-1714
Constructor
James Martin HillhouseBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked21.12.1804BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck140' 2"Imperial Feet42.6733 
Length of Keel115' 1 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Breadth38' 5"Imperial Feet11.5983 
Depth in Hold16' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet4.8959 
Burthen903 7094Imperial Feet0.0189 

Armament


29.4.1786Broadside Weight = 318 Imperial Pound ( 144.213 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

7.1793Broadside Weight = 506 Imperial Pound ( 229.471 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782300Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.10.1790 - 2.2.1791Commander
John ShortlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1790
Transfered ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
30.4.1793 - 9.7.1794Captain
Paul MinchinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1810
Transfered ADM 6/24/233
BWAS-1714
14.7.1794 - 5.1796Captain
George TrippBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1800
ADM 6/25/61
BWAS-1714
5.1796 - 12.1797Captain
Thomas WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1797
BWAS-1714
12.1797 - 9.1798Captain
Thomas BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1814
BWAS-1714
9.1798Captain
William Edward CracraftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1805
BWAS-1714
5.1799 - 3.1801Captain
John WhitbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1805
BWAS-1714
21.2.1801 - 1.1803Captain
George BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1825
NBD1849
9.1803 - 21.12.1804Commodore
Philip d'AuvergneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1814
BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.10.1790 - 25.10.1790Lieutenant
Joseph SpearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1812
ADM 6/24/77
ADM 6/24
26.10.1790 - 13.1.1791Lieutenant
Martin BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1791
Transfered ADM 6/24/82
ADM 6/24
3.11.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
Robert SpicerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/85
ADM 6/24
16.5.1799 - 1.1803Lieutenant
William Westcott DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
NAO

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
31.8.1803 - 13.3.1805Master
Luke BrokenshaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1808
NAO

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1794 - 6.1794Midshipman
Patrick CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1830
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19.11.1796 - 12.12.1796Midshipman
William HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1819
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
1786fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £4438.0.0dBWAS-1714
29.4.1786building at Bristol - England at a cost of £14000.10.7dBWAS-1714
17.7.1793fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5503.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.5.1795Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
12.1797Took the Corvette
La République Triomphante (14) 1797-1797
French 14 Gun
Unrated Corvette
BG
5.1798Returned to EnglandBWAS-1714
9.1798Paid offBWAS-1714
5.1799RecommissionedBWAS-1714
26.4.1800Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
3.1801Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
3.1803Returned home to pay offBWAS-1714
8.1803Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
9.1803Recommissioned as a guard shipBWAS-1714
10.1803Completed fittingBWAS-1714
21.12.1804Wrecked in Grouville Bay, JerseyBWAS-1714

 

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