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Vigo

7331
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.10.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1807BWAS-1793
Launched21.2.1810BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1.1811BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochester - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
The SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Charles RossBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.8.1865BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 9"Imperial Feet53.6478 
Length of Keel145' 6 ½"Imperial Feet44.2087 
Breadth48' 0 ½"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold20' 11 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Draught Forward12' 7"Imperial Feet3.7465 
Draught Aft17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,786 7194Tons BM 

Armament


21.2.1810Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.10.1806590Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.1811 - 28.6.1811Captain
Richard JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1812
BWAS-1793
28.6.1811 - 1812Captain
Manley Hall DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1860
BWAS-1793
1812 - 1813Captain
Henry Maneton OmmanneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
BWAS-1793
1813 - 12.1813Captain
Thomas WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1821
BWAS-1793
11.1819 - 1823Captain
Sir Thomas BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1838
BWAS-1793

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.6.1811 - 1812Rear-Admiral of the White
Manley DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1825
BWAS-1793
1812 - 1813Rear-Admiral of the White
James Nicoll MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1825
BWAS-1793
1813 - 12.1813Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Graham MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1824
BWAS-1793
11.1819 - 1822Rear-Admiral
Robert Stuart LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1822
BWAS-1793
1822 - 1823Admiral of the Red
Sir James Hawkins-WhitshedBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1844
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.11.1819 - 2.12.1822Lieutenant
Sir Robert Lambert BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1868
NBD1849
1.1.1820 - 1.1822Flag Lieutenant
George Robert LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1866
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1817 - 1820Master's Mate
Charles BurnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1832
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.3.1820 - 9.18211st Class Volunteer
Thomas Bourmaster BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1820-1847
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1807Began building at Rochester - Kent BWAS-1793
21.2.1810Completed building at Rochester - Kent at a cost of £58330.0.0dBWAS-1793
21.2.1810Began fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
20.4.1810Completed fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1811In the BalticBWAS-1793
1811Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
18.3.1811Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1813Paid off at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
3.1815Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1815Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
9.1815Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1819Recommissioned for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
11.1819Began fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1820At St HelenaBWAS-1793
3.1820Completed fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1822At PortsmouthBWAS-1793
12.1826Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1827Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1865Began breaking up at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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