Edinburgh

7633
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.7.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1807BWAS-1793
Launched26.1.1811BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorSamuel Brent (1760-1814)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up11.1865BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 6"Imperial Feet53.6468 
Length of Keel145' 4 ⅝"Imperial Feet44.2119 
Breadth47' 10 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold21' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Draught Forward13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft17' 7"Imperial Feet5.207 
Burthen1,772 4594Tons BM 

Armament


26.1.1811Broadside 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

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1811 - 11.1812CaptainRobert RollesBWAS-179311.1812 - 1813CaptainGeorge DundasBWAS-17931813CaptainThomas Ussher (1779-1848)BWAS-17931813CaptainThomas Francis Charles MainwaringBWAS-17931813 - 1814CaptainJohn Lampen ManleyBWAS-179310.1833 - 2.1837CaptainJames Richard Dacres (1788-1853)BWAS-17937.1837 - 14.7.1841CaptainWilliam Wilmot HendersonBWAS-17939.8.1856 - 1.3.1858CaptainEdward Pellew Halstead (d.1873)W0251.3.1858 - 24.1.1859CaptainSwynfen Thomas Carnegie (1813-1879)W025

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.2.1811 - 26.11.1811LieutenantThomas Archer (d.1854)NL186518.12.1811 - 14.6.1812LieutenantJohn William Montagu (1790-1882)NBD18495.2.1812 - 1813LieutenantCharles Nelson (d.1862)NBD184925.10.1833 - 1835LieutenantFrederick Blair (1809-1848)NBD184928.10.1833 - 16.1.1834LieutenantHoratio Beauman Young (1806-?)NBD184928.10.1833 - 1837LieutenantJohn Moore Cole AireyNL186516.1.1834 - 7.1834LieutenantJohn Burrough (1802-?)NBD184927.7.1837 - 20.7.1838LieutenantSt Leger Aldworth (1806-?)NL186514.2.1841 - 25.10.1841LieutenantJames Henry BridgesNBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1833 - 1833Master's MateCharles Ross Bamber (1812-?)NBD184910.1837 - 4.11.1840Master's MateJohn BlackmoreBWAS-17141840MidshipmanHenry BoysNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1807Began building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
26.1.1811Completed building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £57006.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.2.1811Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
7.5.1811Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £26022.0.0dBWAS-1793
1812Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
30.4.1813Operations in the Gulf of SpeziaBWAS-1793
5.10.1813Boat operations at AnzioBWAS-1793
5.10.1813Attack off Anzio
11.1814Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
4.1817Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1820Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £62558.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1820Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
2.1834fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £14229.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.11.1840Bombardment of Acre
7.1841Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
8.1846Began conversion to a Screw Vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1852Completed conversion to a Screw Vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £65618.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1854Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1854Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1856Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1793
3.1858Coast guard serviceBWAS-1793
11.1865Sold to Castle & Beech and broken up at CharltonBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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