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Hannibal

7689
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.6.1782BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.1783BWAS-1714
Acquired15.4.1786BWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured6.7.1801BWAS-1714
Becomes
French Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Annibal' (1801) (74) 1801-1824
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck170' 10"Imperial Feet51.816 
Length of Keel140' 0"Imperial Feet42.672 
Breadth47' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet14.3447 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen1,684 5794Tons BM 

Armament


15.4.1786Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1781600Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.10.1787 - 12.12.1787Captain
Richard BogerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1814
: on board from 22.10.1787 ADM 6/23/429
BWAS-1714
10.5.1790 - 31.8.1791Captain
John ColpoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1809
ADM 6/24/26
BWAS-1714
31.8.1791 - 27.3.1794Captain
John ColpoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1809
ADM 6/24/131
ADM 6/24
8.8.1794 - 1.1796Captain
John MarkhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1796
ADM 6/25/73
BWAS-1714
1.1796 - 16.7.1796Captain
Thomas LewisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1783
BWAS-1714
16.7.1796 - 4.1798Captain
Joseph BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714
4.1798 - 9.1798Captain
Robert CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1815
BWAS-1714
9.1798 - 10.1798Captain
John ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1795
BWAS-1714
10.1798 - 1800Captain
Edward Tyrrel SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1812
BWAS-1714
1800 - 30.9.1800Commander
John LoringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1803
BWAS-1714
3.1801 - 6.7.1801Captain
Solomon FerrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1801
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1793 - 27.3.1794Lieutenant
Richard DacresBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1807
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2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.4.1792 - 27.12.1792Master
Alexander PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1795
ADM 29-1
26.9.1798 - 29.1.1800Master
James RusselBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1802
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1793 - 1794Midshipman
Frederick William BurgoyneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1846
NBD1849
1795Midshipman
John Aitken BlowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1842
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
28.4.1785Began Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
7.1785Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
8.1786Completed Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £31132.16.2dBWAS-1714
8.1786Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £8075.0.0dBWAS-1714
12.12.1787

Paid off

ADM 51
5.1790Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1790Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5936.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1791Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
24.3.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1794

Home early in the year

BWAS-1714
3.1794Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
27.3.1794Paid offADM 51
12.1794Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9111.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.4.1795Took the Frigate
La Gentille (32) 1778-1795
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Channel

11.4.1795Took the Frigate
La Gentille (32) 1778-1795
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

14.5.1795Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
21.10.1795Took the Schooner
Le Grand Voltigeur (10) 1795-1795
French 10 Gun
Privateer Schooner

24.10.1795Took the Schooner
La Convention (12) 1795-1795
French 12 Gun
Privateer Schooner

13.11.1795Took the Schooner
Le Petit Tonnere 1795-1795
French Privateer Schooner

1.1796At JamaicaBWAS-1714
30.9.1800

Paid off

BWAS-1714
3.1801RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.7.1801Battle of Algeciras Bay

 

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