Spartiate

6806
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Spartiate' (1797) (74)
Captured1.8.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1798 - 17.7.1799CaptainCharles Herbert PierrepontBWAS-17933.1803 - 5.1803CaptainGeorge MurrayBWAS-17935.1803 - 6.1803CaptainJohn ManleyBWAS-17936.1803 - 3.1804CaptainEdward Buller (1764-1824)BWAS-17933.1804 - 12.1809CaptainSir Francis Laforey (2nd Baronet Laforey) (1767-1835)BWAS-17936.1823 - 1825CaptainGordon Falcon (1777-1854)BWAS-17935.10.1832 - 1836CaptainRobert TaitBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1823 - 1825Rear-AdmiralSir George EyreBWAS-1793

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1803 - 6.12.1809LieutenantFlowers Beckett (1779-?)NBD184911.4.1803 - 26.12.1809LieutenantGeorge Bignell (1786-?)NBD184916.6.1804 - 23.12.1805LieutenantJohn M'KerlieNAO16.6.1804 - 1806LieutenantJames ClephanNAO16.6.1804 - 1806LieutenantJames RidoeNAO31.8.1804 - 1806LieutenantRobert CarterNAO1805LieutenantGeorge Bignallref:81519.4.1805 - 1806LieutenantThomas RoweNAO9.11.1821 - 23.3.1827LieutenantCharles BurnetNBD18499.1.1827 - 28.10.1830LieutenantHumphrey ButlerNBD18493.9.1831 - 12.6.1834LieutenantTalavera Vernon Anson (1809-1895)NBD1849

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1803 - 24.12.1805Master's MateFlowers Beckett (1779-?)NBD18491809 - 1810MidshipmanJames BulkeleyNBD18491818MidshipmanFrederick BloodNBD184924.8.1825 - 6.11.1827Master's MateThomas Carey (1797-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1806 - 18091st Class VolunteerJames BulkeleyNBD1849

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 1798Sir James Saumarez (1757-1836) 
 

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