Nominal Guns64B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1780BWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship ClassIntrepid ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1793
ConstructorAdam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up10.1816B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck159' 6"Imperial Feet48.4658 
Length of Keel131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Draught Forward12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Draught Aft17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,369 5194Tons BM 


8.10.1782Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1777500Design Complement

15 Commanding Officers

26.9.1782 - 18.4.1783CaptainWilliam Dickson (c.1728-1803) ADM 6/22/521BWAS-171418.4.1783 - 26.6.1786CaptainWilliam Dickson (c.1728-1803) ADM 6/23/52ADM 6/2326.9.1786 - 25.6.1789CaptainCharles Chamberlayne (d.1810) ADM 6/23/357BWAS-17144.1795 - 2.1797CaptainJoseph Ellison (d.1816)BWAS-17142.1797 - 9.1797CaptainThomas ParrBWAS-17149.1797 - 12.1797CaptainThomas Revell ShiversBWAS-17142.1799 - 11.1799LieutenantThomas Pamp (d.1806)BWAS-171412.1799 - 1800LieutenantJaques DalbyBWAS-17144.1801 - 4.1802CaptainCharles Stuart (d.c.1814)BWAS-17148.1805 - 1808CaptainThomas Harvey (1775-1841)BWAS-17141809 - 2.1811CaptainAskew Pafford Hollis (1766-1844)BWAS-17142.1811CaptainJoshua Sydney HortonBWAS-17142.1811 - 5.1811CaptainAskew Pafford Hollis (1766-1844)BWAS-17145.1811CaptainCharles Elphinstone Fleeming (1774-1840)BWAS-17145.1811 - 1812CaptainAskew Pafford Hollis (1766-1844)BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers

17.4.1783 - 8.12.1783First LieutenantCharles Papps Price (d.1813) ADM 6/23/52ADM 6/2318.4.1783 - 8.12.1783Second LieutenantWilliam Wright ADM 6/23/52ADM 6/2318.4.1783 - 8.12.1783Third LieutenantEdward Marsh ADM 6/23/52ADM 6/2328.2.1807 - 1809LieutenantJohn Alexander (d.1857)NL186531.3.1810 - 29.10.1810LieutenantJohn William Montagu (1790-1882)NBD18497.12.1810 - 13.3.1811LieutenantGeorge Charles BlakeNBD18494.1811 - 13.2.1813LieutenantJohn Leigh BeckfordNBD1849

3 Petty Officers

1785MidshipmanEdward Walpole Browne (1767-1846)NBD18497.1795 - 10.2.1798MidshipmanJames AtkinsNBD18491806 - 1808MidshipmanWilliam Allen (1792-1864)W033

4 Crewmen

1795BoyJames CarthyADM 171/89.8.1797 - 25.4.17981st Class VolunteerCharles Evelyn Daniel Francis Poplet Houghton (1784-?)ref:10739.8.1797 - 25.4.17981st Class VolunteerFrederick Hugh Evelyn Houghton (1783-1812)ref:10732.10.1805 - 18061st Class VolunteerWilliam Allen (1792-1864)W033

Service History

8.10.1782Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £34347.11.4dBWAS-1714
18.10.1782Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
19.12.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1606.9.10dBWAS-1714
4.1783Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
9.1783fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1786Paid off and then recommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1788Paid offBWAS-1714
2.1795Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
6.1795Quiberon operationsBWAS-1714
6.1795Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £12490.0.0dBWAS-1714
28.2.1796Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
10.1796In the North SeaBWAS-1714
12.1797Paid offBWAS-1714
4.1798Paid off?BWAS-1714
2.1799Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
11.1799fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
12.1799Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
3.1801Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
4.1801Refitted as a 64 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
5.1801Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £15110.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.1804Began repairs at Deptford - London BWAS-1714
8.1805Completed repairs at Deptford - London at a cost of £34301.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1805Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.1805Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
19.2.1807In the DardanellesBWAS-1714
19.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles
1.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles
26.3.1808Took the Brig-Corvette Friedland (14) off Cape Blanco
26.6.1808Took the Gunboat Volpe (1) off Corfu
1809In the BalticBWAS-1714
19.12.1810Sailed for the MeditarraneanBWAS-1714
1811On the Portugal stationBWAS-1714
1813Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1714
10.1816Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1714


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
ref:1073The descendants of Henry Martin O'Brien and his wife Lydia HoughtonWillis Harry MillerBook

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