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Waterloo -> 1824 Bellerophone

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Nominal Guns80B181
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.8.1809B181
Keel Laid Down11.1813B181
Launched16.10.1818B181
First Commissioned4.1836B181
How acquiredPurpose builtB181
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B181
Designed by
Sir Henry PeakeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1762-1813
B181
Constructor
Nicholas DiddamsBritish
Ship Builder
B181
CategorySecond RateB181
Ship TypeShip of the Line B181
Sailing RigShip RiggedB181
Sold for Break Up12.1.1892B181

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck192' 0"Imperial Feet58.5216 
Length of Keel159' 7 ⅜"Imperial Feet48.4727 
Breadth49' 2 ½"Imperial Feet14.9479 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Draught Aft16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen2,056Tons BM 

Armament


1818Broadside Weight = 996 Imperial Pound ( 451.686 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

1839Broadside Weight = 1305 Imperial Pound ( 591.8175 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck4 British 8 (ML 8)
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 British 8 (ML 8)
Upper Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1818650Design complementB181

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1836 - 19.2.1838Captain
Samuel JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1841
NBD1849
14.4.1838 - 6.1841Captain
Charles John AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1852
W025
23.9.1847 - 1847Captain
Robert Lambert BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1868
W025
7.11.1850 - 1850Captain
George PauletBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1817-1866
W025
9.12.1853 - 28.2.1859Captain
Frederick Herbert KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1831-1870
W025

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.1836 - 1838Rear-Admiral
Sir Charles PagetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1839
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1847 - 1851Commander
George Granville RandolphBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1877
W025

Service History


DateEventSource
28.10.1818Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £72217.0.0dB181
5.10.1824Renamed BellerophoneB181
3.1833making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8196.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1836Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1836Fitted for seaB181
7.1836Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10487.0.0dBWAS-1793
1838Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.11.1840Bombardment of Acre
6.1841Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1793
5.1843Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1843Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £15568.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1847Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1847Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £11950.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.6.1854Bombardment of Sevastopol
10.1855Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1856Receiving ship at PortsmouthB181
10.1856Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Ship
10.1856Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
29.8.1892Sold to J. Read, Jnr at Portsmouth to be broken upBWAS-1793

 

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