Bombay -> 1819 Blake

Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down10.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCarnatic ClassBWAS-1793
ConstructorRobert John NelsonBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up22.12.1855BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck172' 3 ½"Imperial Feet52.4383 
Length of Keel140' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet42.6784 
Breadth47' 9 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold20' 9"Imperial Feet6.3246 
Burthen1,701 1294Tons BM 


28.3.1808Broadside Weight = 942 Imperial Pound ( 427.197 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1779640Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

6.1808 - 1811CaptainWilliam CumingBWAS-17931812CaptainNorborn ThompsonBWAS-17931812 - 1813CaptainGeorge Parker (1767-1847)BWAS-17935.1814 - 7.1816CaptainHenry BazelyBWAS-1793

2 Flag Officers

7.1814 - 1816Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir John Poo Beresford (1st Baronet of Bagnall) (1767-1844)BWAS-17931816 - 7.1816Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Charles Vinicombe PenroseBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

1.11.1814 - 7.1816First LieutenantThomas BevisNBD1849

2 Petty Officers

7.1814 - 1815MidshipmanThomas Metcalfe Currie (1800-1846)NBD184910.1814 - 7.1816MidshipmanCharles CaleyNBD1849

Service History

10.1805Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
28.3.1808Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £67038.0.0dBWAS-1793
28.3.1808Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.5.1808Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2954.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.2.1809Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1812In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.1814Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1814Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £23281.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1816Paid offBWAS-1793
28.4.1819Renamed BlakeBWAS-1793
12.1823fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793


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