Tromp

7218
Nominal Guns56BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Maarten Harpentzoon Tromp' (1779) (56)
Captured17.8.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold9.8.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 10 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Length of Keel117' 10"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Breadth40' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet12.2111 
Depth in Hold15' 3"Imperial Feet4.5872 
Burthen1,039 6594Tons BM 

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.12.1796 - 2.1797CaptainAndrew Todd (d.1803)BWAS-17932.1797 - 11.1797CaptainJohn Turnor (d.1801)BWAS-179311.1797 - 1798CaptainBilly Douglas (d.1817)BWAS-17932.1798 - 1799CaptainRichard Hill (d.1799)BWAS-17931799 - 12.1799CaptainRichard WorsleyBWAS-179324.4.1800 - 8.1800CommanderTerence O'NeillBWAS-17938.1800 - 10.1800LieutenantFelix FranklingBWAS-179310.1800 - 1802LieutenantWilliam Henry ByamBWAS-17931802 - 9.1802LieutenantJohn FitzgeraldBWAS-17936.1803 - 1805CommanderJohn Arthur Norway (d.1814)BWAS-17931.1806 - 1810LieutenantMichael M'CarthyBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
20.1.1801 - 6.10.1802MasterDavid ClarkADM29-1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
8.1798 - 17981st Class VolunteerLestock Francis Boileau (1785-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1796Commissioned at the CapeBWAS-1793
15.12.1797RegisteredBWAS-1793
2.1798RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1798Refitted as a 24 gun Unrated Troop Ship
1.3.1798Began fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
19.4.1798Completed fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6817.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.4.1799

Sailed from Portsmouth for Dublin with troops, armed en-flute.

TNC
12.1799Paid offBWAS-1793
13.1.1800Ordered to be a prison ship for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
2.1800Began fitting as a Prison Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1800Recommissioned as a storeshipBWAS-1793
4.1800Refitted as a 10 gun Unrated Prison Ship
6.1800Completed fitting as a Prison Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5417.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1800Sailed for the West Indies and became a prison ship at Port RoyalBWAS-1793
9.1802Returned home and paid offBWAS-1793
6.1803RecommissionedBWAS-1793
8.1803fitting as a Guardship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.1806Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
4.1811Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1811Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1812In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
9.8.1815Sold at Portsmouth for £700BWAS-1793

 

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