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Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.2.1777BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down25.5.1779BWAS-1714
Launched27.12.1784BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1793BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1714
Ship ClassArdent Class (1762)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas RaymondBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1814BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck160' 0 ½"Imperial Feet48.7807 
Length of Keel131' 7"Imperial Feet39.9345 
Breadth44' 6 ½"Imperial Feet13.4239 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Burthen1,388 5694Tons BM 

Armament


27.12.1784Broadside Weight = 575 Imperial Pound ( 260.7625 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 4-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1762500Design Complement

17 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.9.1790 - 30.8.1791Captain
Robert CalderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1813
Transfered ADM 6/24/71
ADM 6/24
7.2.1793 - 17.4.1794Captain
John Samuel SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1796
: on board from 11.2.1793 Transfered ADM 6/24/205
BWAS-1714
17.4.1794 - 30.6.1795Captain
Richard FisherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1795
ADM 6/25/33
BWAS-1714
1.7.1795 - 3.1797Captain
Billy DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1813
ADM 6/25/54
BWAS-1714
10.1796 - 4.9.1797Lieutenant
Patrick CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1830
BWAS-1714
8.1797 - 8.1798Captain
Andrew ToddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1800
BWAS-1714
8.1798 - 11.1798Commander
John William SprangerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714
11.1798 - 1799Captain
John OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1714
7.1799 - 1804Captain
George ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1815
BWAS-1714
4.1805 - 6.1808Captain
George ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1837
BWAS-1714
6.1808 - 4.1809Captain
William CumberlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1825
BWAS-1714
4.1809 - 1810Captain
James Whitley Deans DundasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1852
BWAS-1714
1810 - 1811Captain
Robert CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1815
BWAS-1714
1811 - 8.1812Captain
Edward Stirling DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
BWAS-1714
8.1812 - 11.1812Captain
William StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1813
BWAS-1714
1.10.1812 - 14.4.1813Captain
Charles Philip Butler BatemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1910
Transfered ADM 196/3/80
ADM 196
1813Captain
Charles InglisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1793 - 1.1795Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Richard King (1st Baronet of Bellevue)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1805
Transfered
BWAS-1714
4.1809 - 19.2.1810Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Thomas HoarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1825
BWAS-1714
1813Vice-Admiral of the White
George MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
BWAS-1714

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.9.1790 - 3.10.1790Fourth Lieutenant
Richard BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/69
ADM 6/24
28.9.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
William ProwseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1813
ADM 6/24/71
ADM 6/24
28.9.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
George CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1790
ADM 6/24/71
ADM 6/24
4.10.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
Richard BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 60/24/73
ADM 6/24
4.10.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas MiddletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 60/24/73
ADM 6/24
28.2.1793 - 19.7.1793First Lieutenant
Charles John Moore MansfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1807
HMS01
3.1795 - 1798Lieutenant
Philip BeaverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1789
ref:616
13.4.1805 - 9.1806Lieutenant
John Read BindonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1830
NBD1849
2.1812 - 12.4.1813Lieutenant
James BlandfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1814
NBD1849

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
20.6.1793 - 25.10.1793Master's Mate
William Pryce CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1837
ref:616
20.1.1800 - 24.4.1800Midshipman
Josias BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1825
NAO
4.1809 - 12.1810Midshipman
Andrew BarclayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1823
NBD1849
1810 - 12.1810Master's Mate
William Case BurbidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1837
NBD1849
12.1810 - 12.8.1812Midshipman
Andrew BarclayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1823
NBD1849
1812 - 30.9.1813Midshipman
John Henry BellairsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
2.11.1799 - 19.1.1800Able Seaman
Josias BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1825
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
27.12.1784Completed at Northam - Devon at a cost of £25037.9.11dBWAS-1714
30.12.1784Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
25.2.1785Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6735.0.0dBWAS-1714
9.1787Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1788Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3638.0.0dBWAS-1714
1790Commissioned for the Spanish ArmamentBWAS-1714
2.1793Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
6.1793Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4671.0.0dBWAS-1714
12.3.1795Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
7.7.1796Took the Privateer
La Milanie 1796-1796
French Privateer

17.8.1796Present at capture of Dutch in Saldhana BayBWAS-1714
6.1799Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1799Refitted as a Unrated Troop Ship
8.1799Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8278.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1800Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1801Egypt operationsBWAS-1714
1802In MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1803In MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1804In Mediterranean then homeBWAS-1714
11.1804Began repairsBWAS-1714
4.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1805Recommissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1714
4.1805Refitted as a 64 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
5.1805Completed repairs at a cost of £22422.0.0dBWAS-1714
1808In the BalticBWAS-1714
22.3.1808In company with
Holstein (64) 1801-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Nassau"
burnt the
Prinds Christian Frederik (66) 1804-1808
Danish 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
near Grenada
BWAS-1714
22.3.1808Battle of Zealand Point
8.1808Began repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
10.1808Completed repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6652.0.0dBWAS-1714
2.1810Began repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1810Completed repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10394.0.0dBWAS-1714
28.12.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1812Off PortugalBWAS-1714
1813Off PortugalBWAS-1714
7.1814Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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