Thunderer

7146
Nominal Guns84B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.1.1817B065
Keel Laid Down4.1823B065
Acquired22.9.1831B065
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Ship ClassCanopus Class (modified)
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1901B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck193' 10"Imperial Feet58.8264 
Length of Keel160' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet48.7839 
Breadth52' 4 ½"Imperial Feet15.8623 
Depth in Hold22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Burthen2,255Tons BM 

Armament


22.9.1831Broadside Weight = 1224 Imperial Pound ( 555.084 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1815700Design Complement

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1833 - 15.3.1837LieutenantRichard Hanmer Bunbury (1813-?)NBD184915.10.1833 - 1833LieutenantJonas Archer AbbottNBD184915.10.1833 - 5.1837LieutenantWilliam Hoseason (1801-1877)W02516.10.1833 - 13.2.1834LieutenantEdward Joseph Bird (1798-1881)NBD184920.1.1834 - 7.1834LieutenantRichard Mathews BurdonNBD18492.1840 - 1843LieutenantAugustus Sinclair BoothNBD18491.2.1840 - 14.2.1841LieutenantJames Henry BridgesNBD184911.3.1841 - 10.1843CommanderRichard BurridgeNBD184914.2.1843 - 4.5.1843LieutenantColin Campbell KaneNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1863Used as a targetB065


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
 

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