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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.6.1801BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1.1806BWAS-1793
Launched15.3.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassGanges Class (1779)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Edward SisonBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1780-1793
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up28.1.1861BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck169' 6"Imperial Feet51.5134 
Length of Keel138' 11 ⅝"Imperial Feet42.0783 
Breadth47' 7"Imperial Feet14.351 
Depth in Hold20' 3"Imperial Feet6.1722 
Burthen1,656 6494Tons BM 

Armament


15.3.1808Broadside Weight = 1012 Imperial Pound ( 458.942 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1779590Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1808 - 1810Captain
Ross DonnellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1838
BWAS-1793
7.4.1810 - 17.1.1814Captain
Charles AdamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1848
Discharged ADM 196/3/1
ADM 196

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1808 - 10.1812Lieutenant
Francis BriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1837
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.5.1826 - 31.12.1826Boatswain
William ScarthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1826
NAO

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1808 - 1810Midshipman
John BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1840
NBD1849
1809 - 1.1814Midshipman
Sir William Richmond AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1831
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
28.4.1808 - 18091st Class Volunteer
Sir William Richmond AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1831
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1.1806Began building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
15.3.1808Completed building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £65044.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.2.1809Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1810In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1814In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
6.1814Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1815Housed over at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1.1815Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £48477.0.0dBWAS-1793
1855Refitted as a Other Vessels Coal Depot
28.1.1861Breaking up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Adam Quigley on Wednesday 21st of January 2015 20:23

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