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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured1.8.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class (1788)
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up30.5.1857BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck182' 7"Imperial Feet55.4758 
Length of Keel150' 4"Imperial Feet45.722 
Breadth49' 4 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Depth in Hold21' 7"Imperial Feet6.5786 
Burthen1,949 4194Tons BM 

Armament


3.1803Broadside Weight = 1074 Imperial Pound ( 487.059 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1798 - 17.7.1799Captain
Charles Herbert PierrepontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1801
BWAS-1793
3.1803 - 5.1803Captain
George MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
5.1803 - 6.1803Captain
John ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1813
BWAS-1793
6.1803 - 3.1804Captain
Edward BullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1793
3.1804 - 12.1809Captain
Sir Francis Laforey (2nd Baronet Laforey)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
BWAS-1793
6.1823 - 1825Captain
Gordon FalconBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1836
BWAS-1793
5.10.1832 - 1836Captain
Robert TaitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1836
BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1823 - 1825Rear-Admiral
Sir George EyreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1825
BWAS-1793

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1803 - 6.12.1809Lieutenant
Flowers BeckettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
NBD1849
11.4.1803 - 26.12.1809Lieutenant
George BignellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
NBD1849
16.6.1804 - 23.12.1805Lieutenant
John M'KerlieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1837
NAO
16.6.1804 - 1806Lieutenant
James ClephanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
NAO
16.6.1804 - 1806Lieutenant
James RidoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1806
NAO
31.8.1804 - 1806Lieutenant
Robert CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1806
NAO
1805Lieutenant
George BignallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
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19.4.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
Thomas RoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1810
NAO
9.11.1821 - 23.3.1827Lieutenant
Charles BurnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1832
NBD1849
9.1.1827 - 28.10.1830Lieutenant
Humphrey ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1839
NBD1849
3.9.1831 - 12.6.1834Lieutenant
Talavera Vernon AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1841
NBD1849

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1803 - 24.12.1805Master's Mate
Flowers BeckettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
NBD1849
1809 - 1810Midshipman
James BulkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1813
NBD1849
1818Midshipman
Frederick BloodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1827
NBD1849
24.8.1825 - 6.11.1827Master's Mate
Thomas CareyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1831
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1806 - 18091st Class Volunteer
James BulkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1813
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.12.1798Registered in the Royal NavyBWAS-1793
17.7.1799Arrived at Plymouth and laid upBWAS-1793
7.1801Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1803Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1804Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1805Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11238.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.6.1805Joined Horatio Nelson's fleetBWAS-1793
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
1.1806Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1806Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £17201.0.0dBWAS-1793
1807Blockade of RochefortBWAS-1793
1808In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1809In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
24.6.1809Operations in the Bay of Naples
12.1809Paid offBWAS-1793
12.1809Paid off and placed in ordinary at Portsmouth until 1813BWAS-1793
4.1814Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
5.1815Laid up at SheernessBWAS-1793
5.1815Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £59787.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1822Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1823Recommissioned as Flagship on the South American stationBWAS-1793
8.1823Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £36753.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1825RecommissionedBWAS-1793
12.1825Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1826Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17138.0.0dBWAS-1793
1827To Lisbon until 1828BWAS-1793
5.1828Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1828Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £14684.0.0dBWAS-1793
1829To the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
4.1830Paid offBWAS-1793
10.1832Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.10.1832Recommissioned for the blockade of the Dutch coastBWAS-1793
11.1832Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1836Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1842Refitted as a Other Vessels Sheer Hulk
30.5.1857Break up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1793


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
14.8.1798-1798Saumarez's Squadron 1798
Sir James SaumarezBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1830
 
 

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