Lancaster

7726
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired29.1.1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold30.5.1832BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck173' 6"Imperial Feet52.7325 
Length of Keel144' 3"Imperial Feet43.8929 
Breadth43' 2"Imperial Feet13.1233 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Burthen1,429 6994Tons BM 

Armament


2.1797Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1797491 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1797 - 1799CaptainJohn WellsBWAS-17931799 - 4.1804CaptainThomas Larcom (d.1804)BWAS-17931.5.1804 - 1807CaptainWilliam FothergillBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1799 - 1801Vice-Admiral of the WhiteSir Roger Curtis (Baronet ) (1746-1816)BWAS-1793

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1801LieutenantJames M'Farlaneref:9971801LieutenantWilliam Fothergillref:9971801LieutenantJohn Legrosref:99711.8.1801 - 24.9.1803LieutenantLucius Curtis (1786-?)NBD184931.7.1805 - 1.6.1808LieutenantHenry Dilkes Byng (1781-1860)NBD1849

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1801SurgeonJames Riellyref:9971801PurserW P Wallisref:9971801MasterW Anthonyref:9971806PurserThomas Galpine (d.1806)TNC

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1799 - 23.7.1802MidshipmanGeorge BrineNBD1849

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1801Captain of MarinesGeorge Ball (1755-1835)ref:997

Service History


DateEventSource
1797Nore MutinyBWAS-1793
13.2.1797Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
17.4.1797Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £9132.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.6.1797Returned to dutyBWAS-1793
11.10.1797Battle of Camperdown
27.2.1799

Sailed from Plymouth for Torbay

TNC
19.3.1799

Arrived at Portsmouth

TNC
4.1799Began refitting at UnknownBWAS-1793
5.1799Completed refitting at a cost of £9021.0.0dBWAS-1793
1805In the East IndiesBWAS-1793
1807In the River PlateBWAS-1793
8.1807Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1807Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1807Placed in OrdinaryBWAS-1793
10.1808Began fitted as a storeship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1808Completed fitted as a storeship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1812Victualer at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1813Victualer at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.3.1815Lent to the West India Dock Co. as a boys training shipBWAS-1793
2.1.1832Returned to the AdmiraltyBWAS-1793
30.5.1832Sold to Joshua Crystal at Woolwich for £2,410BWAS-1793


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1801-1802British ships on the Cape of Good Hope Station, 1801Sir Roger Curtis (Baronet ) (1746-1816) 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:997African Kalendar for MDCCCIIH H SmithBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
 

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