Veteran

7317
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.9.1780BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down7.1781BWAS-1714
Acquired14.8.1787BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1793BWAS-1714
ShipyardEast Cowes - Isle of Wight BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCrown ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1714
ConstructorDaniel FurzerBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck160' 4 ½"Imperial Feet48.7807 
Length of Keel131' 3 ⅞"Imperial Feet39.951 
Breadth44' 8 ⅝"Imperial Feet13.4271 
Depth in Hold19' 5"Imperial Feet5.8053 
Burthen1,396 7894Tons BM 

Armament


14.8.1787Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 678 Imperial Pound ( 307.473 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1779500Design Complement
30.8.1799491 BG

17 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790CaptainThomas Boulden Thompson (1766-1828) ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/247.3.1793 - 1794CaptainCharles Edmund Nugent (1759-1844) ADM 6/24/217BWAS-17141794 - 2.7.1794CaptainLewis Robertson (d.1794)BWAS-17143.7.1794 - 8.1794CaptainGeorge BowenBWAS-17148.1794 - 1795CaptainSampson Edwards (1745-1840)BWAS-17141795 - 10.1796CaptainWilliam Hancock KellyBWAS-17145.1797 - 8.1797CaptainSir Abraham GuyotBWAS-17148.1797 - 3.1798CaptainGeorge GregoryBWAS-17143.1798 - 6.1798CaptainJames Walker (1764-1831)BWAS-17146.1798 - 2.1799CaptainJames Robert Mosse (d.1801)BWAS-17142.1799 - 1801CaptainSir Archibald Collingwood Dickson (1772-1827)BWAS-17148.2.1804 - 26.6.1804CaptainRichard King (1774-1834)NAO26.6.1804 - 1807CaptainJames Newman (d.1811)NAO1807 - 1809CaptainAndrew Fitzherbert EvansBWAS-17146.1809 - 1811LieutenantHenry Masterman MarshallBWAS-17141811 - 1813LieutenantWilliam Henry BoyceBWAS-17141814LieutenantStephen DonovanBWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1798 - 1799Vice-Admiral of the BlueArchibald Dickson (c.1739-1803)BWAS-17141808Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBartholomew Samuel Rowley (1763-1811)BWAS-1714

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1804LieutenantPhilip Henry Bridges (d.1848)NBD18492.1804 - 8.1804LieutenantGeorge CanningNAO18.2.1804 - 13.7.1804LieutenantWilliam Westcott Daniel (1776-1833)NAO1806 - 1807LieutenantDavid BoydNBD18497.4.1806 - 17.1.1807LieutenantGeorge Charles BlakeNBD184915.7.1806 - 21.1.1808LieutenantEdward Henry A'Court (1783-1855)NBD1849

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1795 - 9.1796MidshipmanWilliam Kelly (1782-?)NBD18491800MidshipmanJustinian Barrell (d.1869)NBD18491801MidshipmanHenry Bourchier (1787-1852)NBD18491.3.1803 - 26.1.1805MidshipmanJohn Man (1783-?)NAO

9 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Ordinary SeamanFrancis PriceADM 171/81794Able SeamanGeorge MatthewADM 171/81794Able SeamanJohn C FreemanADM 171/81794Ordinary SeamanWilliam BakerADM 171/81794Captain's ServantThomas WhinyatesADM 171/81794LandmanThomas WardenADM 171/81794Able SeamanJohn C TruemanADM 171/828.6.1797 - 8.5.1802Able SeamanElias Bodah (1773-?)ref:84810.1804 - 18061st Class VolunteerJames CrutchleyNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.8.1787Completed at East Cowes - Isle of Wight at a cost of £24259.12.0dBWAS-1714
15.8.1787Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
13.9.1787Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £9695.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1793Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
5.1793Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6613.0.0dBWAS-1714
26.11.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
3.1794At MartiniqueBWAS-1714
6.1794At GuadeloupeBWAS-1714
10.1796Paid offBWAS-1714
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
8.1799Operations on the Dutch coastBWAS-1714
30.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter
1801In the BalticBWAS-1714
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
1805At JamaicaBWAS-1714
6.1809Recommissioned as a prison ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
6.1809Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
7.1809fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1815In ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
6.1816Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
ref:848Navy Board: Navy Pay Office: Ships' Pay Books (Series III) 1777-1782British AdmiraltyArchive
 

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