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Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.11.1778BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down12.1778BWAS-1714
Launched2.6.1779BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.6.1779BWAS-1714
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEtna Class (1776)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John RandallBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1755-1802
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBomb VesselBWAS-1714
Sold13.8.1812BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck92' 1"Imperial Feet28.0543 
Length of Keel74' 7"Imperial Feet22.5997 
Breadth27' 10"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold12' 0 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward7' 9"Imperial Feet2.3622 
Draught Aft10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen307 3194Tons BM 

Armament


2.6.1779Broadside Weight = 27.5 Imperial Pound ( 12.4716 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.177660Design Complement

19 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.6.1779 - 16.4.1781Commander
Charles WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1782
Transfered ADM 6/21/564
BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 - 23.7.1781Commander
John WickeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1831
ADM 6/22/361
Issued by
George JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1787

Confirmed 9.11.1781
BWAS-1714
23.7.1781 - 12.8.1782Commander
The Hon. Charles CarpenterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1802
ADM 6/22/361
Issued by
George JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1787

Confirmed 8.11.1781
BWAS-1714
12.8.1782 - 25.8.1782Lieutenant
John GalbraithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1783
BWAS-1714
1.12.1787 - 11.9.1788Commander
Maurice DelgarnoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1796
Transfered ADM 6/23/440
ADM 6/23
21.9.1790 - 22.10.1790Commander
William GrosvenorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1799
Transfered ADM 6/24/69
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 24.3.1791Commander
Anthony HuntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1796
Transfered ADM 6/24/89
ADM 6/24
11.5.1791 - 8.9.1791Commander
Richard HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1791
BWAS-1714
8.8.1793 - 21.10.1794Commander
Amherst MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1796
Transfered ADM 6/24/260
BWAS-1714
21.10.1794 - 1794Commander
Robert Dudley OliverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
ADM 6/25/98
ADM 6/25
2.1795 - 4.1795Commander
George LukeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1803
BWAS-1714
4.1795 - 10.1795Commander
James WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1714
10.1795 - 3.1796Commander
David HotchkisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1797
BWAS-1714
3.1796 - 3.1797Commander
Dunbar DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1797
BWAS-1714
3.1797 - 5.1798Commander
Joseph WestbeachBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1806
BWAS-1714
5.1798 - 8.1798Commander
Thomas CamelfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1799
BWAS-1714
4.1799 - 1801Commander
Samuel Campbell RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1821
BWAS-1714
3.1803 - 2.1804Commander
George Nicholas HardingeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1808
BWAS-1714
2.1804 - 12.1807Lieutenant
Thomas W WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1807
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1794Vice-Admiral of the Red
Joseph PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
ADM 107/3/26
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790 - 1790Lieutenant
John ChildBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1802
ADM 6/24/91
ADM 6/24

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1803 - 8.3.1809Midshipman
George Hubert RyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1847
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.11.1797 - 12.18001st Class Volunteer
Thomas BevisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1829
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1778Began building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
6.1779Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
2.6.1779Completed building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £3287.16.0dBWAS-1714
18.6.1779Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
18.8.1779Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2665.3.4dBWAS-1714
6.1780Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1274.0.3dBWAS-1714
31.3.1781Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1714
16.4.1781Battle of Porto Praya
25.8.1782

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.1784Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
7.1784Laid up at WoolwichBWAS-1714
7.1784Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4777.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1791Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
4.1791RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1791Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3040.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.9.1791

Paid off

BWAS-1714
9.1793fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4460.0.0dBWAS-1714
10.1794At YarmouthBWAS-1714
3.1796Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
16.2.1797Capture of Trinidad
14.5.1798

Paid off

BWAS-1714
8.1798Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1799Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5470.0.0dBWAS-1714
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
2.1804At SouthendBWAS-1714
2.1804Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Floating Battery
20.3.1810Paid offADM 51
13.8.1812Sold at WoolwichBWAS-1714

 

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