Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down6.10.1782BWAS-1714
First Commissioned6.1790BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEdgar ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorSir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up29.9.1821BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 0"Imperial Feet51.2064 
Length of Keel137' 8 ½"Imperial Feet41.7703 
Breadth46' 10 ½"Imperial Feet14.0335 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Burthen1,609 4194Tons BM 


6.3.1787Broadside 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
25.8.1774600Design Complement

19 Commanding Officers

22.6.1790 - 14.9.1791CaptainSir Andrew Snape Hamond (1st Baronet of Holly Grove) (1738-1828) ADM 6/24/43BWAS-171420.2.1793 - 28.2.1794CaptainJohn Stanhope (c.1744-1800): on board from 28.2.1793 ADM 6/24/212BWAS-17141.3.1794 - 13.5.1794CaptainIsaac SchombergBWAS-171414.5.1794 - 6.11.1794CaptainCharles SawyerBWAS-17144.11.1794 - 8.1797CaptainSimon MillerBWAS-171420.1.1798 - 4.8.1798CaptainEdward Berry (1768-1831)BWAS-17144.8.1798 - 2.10.1798CommanderThomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)ODNB2.10.1798 - 6.1799CaptainThomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)ODNB6.1799 - 2.1800CaptainWilliam BrownBWAS-17142.1801 - 11.1801CaptainSir Thomas Williams (1761-1841)BWAS-171411.1801 - 4.1802CommanderCharles Inglis (d.1833)BWAS-17144.1802 - 3.1804CaptainJames Walker (1764-1831)BWAS-17143.3.1804 - 4.1804CaptainWilliam Fitzroy (1782-1857)BWAS-17144.1804 - 7.1805CaptainAndrew Fitzherbert EvansBWAS-17147.1805 - 11.1805CaptainJames Newman (d.1811)BWAS-17142.1807 - 2.1808CaptainAlexander Fraser (d.1829)BWAS-17142.1808 - 5.1808CaptainThomas Francis Charles MainwaringBWAS-17145.1808 - 1.1809CaptainThomas Baker (1771-1845)BWAS-17141.1809 - 11.1811CaptainHenry Richard Glynn (d.1848)BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers

14.5.1794 - 6.11.1794Rear-Admiral of the BlueCharles Thompson (1740-1799)BWAS-171412.1797 - 7.6.1799Rear-Admiral of the Blue Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)NA-ROA5.1808 - 1809Vice-Admiral of the BlueAlbemarle Bertie (1755-1824)BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers

2.11.1790 - 21.11.1790Acting LieutenantThe Hon. Courtnay Boyle (1770-1844)ref:61611.4.1798 - 13.8.1798LieutenantThomas Bladen Capel (1776-1853)NAO5.1802 - 1802Acting LieutenantThomas Bennett (1785-?)NBD184912.10.1803 - 28.11.1804LieutenantWilliam Hill (1779-?)NAO3.6.1808 - 8.1809LieutenantCharles Cowper BenettNBD1849

2 Warrant Officers

16.8.1781 - 1781PurserTitus Livie (d.1805) ADM 6/22/326ADM 6/226.8.1790 - 13.9.1791MasterEdward BarkerADM29-1

5 Petty Officers

10.3.1798 - 9.1798MidshipmanGeorge Antram (d.1847)NBD184914.8.1798 - 29.8.1798MidshipmanJohn Portal Woodin (1780-1805)NAO4.1802 - 9.1804MidshipmanVere Warner Hussey Bogle (1787-?)NBD18492.1807 - 21.10.1807MidshipmanPeregrine BowenBWAS-17144.1807 - 5.1809MidshipmanJohn Hoskins BrownNBD1849

2 Crewmen

3.1797BoyWilliam Bowers (1784-1845)NBD184930.8.1798 - 7.6.1799Able SeamanJohn Portal Woodin (1780-1805)NAO

Service History

16.3.1787Began Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
11.5.1787Completed Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £36116.12.10dBWAS-1714
8.1790fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4339.0.0dBWAS-1714
9.1791Paid offBWAS-1714
6.1793fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6218.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.3.1794Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
6.1795Took the Corvette Perdrix (20) off Antigua
10.10.1795Took the Flûte Le Superbe (22) in the Windward Islands
8.1797Paid offBWAS-1714
8.1797Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
2.1798Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £19121.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile
2.1800Paid off at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1.1801Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
4.1801Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
11.1801In the BalticBWAS-1714
30.6.1803Took the Frigate La Créole (40) off San Domingo
24.7.1803Took the Ship of the Line Le Duquesne (74) off San Domingo
25.7.1803Capture of the Duquesne
25.7.1803Took the Corvette L'Oiseau (16) off San Domingo
4.9.1803Took the Brig Le Papillon (14) off St Marc, San Domingo
5.9.1803Took the Schooner Le Courrier de Nantes
7.1805Off JamaicaBWAS-1714
11.1805Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1807Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1807Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
11.1811Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1812Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
9.1814Refitted as a Unrated Powder Hulk


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