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 Commissioned1.1811
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochester BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada Class
Designed bySurveyors TheBWAS-1793
ConstructorCharles RossBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1811 - 28.6.1811CaptainRichard JonesBWAS-179328.6.1811 - 1812CaptainManley Hall Dixon (1786-1864)BWAS-17931812 - 1813CaptainHenry Maneton OmmanneyBWAS-17931813 - 12.1813CaptainThomas WhiteBWAS-179311.1819 - 1823CaptainSir Thomas Brown (d.1851)BWAS-1793

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.6.1811 - 1812Rear-Admiral of the WhiteManley Dixon (1757-1838)BWAS-17931812 - 1813Rear-Admiral of the WhiteJames Nicoll Morris (1763-1830)BWAS-17931813 - 12.1813Rear-Admiral of the BlueGraham Moore (1764-1843)BWAS-179311.1819 - 1822Rear-AdmiralRobert Stuart Lambert (1771-1836)BWAS-17931822 - 1823Admiral of the RedSir James Hawkins-Whitshed (1762-1849)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.11.1819 - 2.12.1822LieutenantSir Robert Lambert Baynes (1796-1869)NBD18491.1.1820 - 1.1822Flag LieutenantGeorge Robert Lambert (1796-1869)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1817 - 1820Master's MateCharles BurnetNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.3.1820 - 9.18211st Class VolunteerThomas Bourmaster Brown (1806-?)NBD1849

Service History


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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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