Chattam

793
Nominal Guns80M01
NationalityBatavian Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Keel Laid Down1.5.1797M01
Launched24.5.1799M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardRotterdam Naval Yard - Rotterdam M01
Ship ClassWreeker ClassM01
Designed byPieter Glavimans (1755-1820)M01
ConstructorPieter Glavimans (1755-1820)M01
CategorySecond RateM01
National RateFirst CharterM01
Ship TypeShip of the Line M01
Sailing RigShip RiggedM01
Transfered9.7.1810M01
BecomesFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Chatham' (1810) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck195' 0"Amsterdam Feet55.2045 (181′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth51' 0"Amsterdam Feet14.4381 (47′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"Amsterdam Feet6.2282 (20′ 5″ Imperial)
Draught Forward14' 0"Amsterdam Feet3.9634 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 0"Amsterdam Feet5.0958 (16′ 8″ Imperial)

Armament


24.5.1799Broadside Weight = 1188 Dutch pound (1293.732 lbs 586.9908 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck28 Dutch 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Dutch 30-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Dutch 60-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 Dutch 30-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Dutch 12-Pounder

1801Broadside Weight = 1296 Dutch pound (1411.344 lbs 640.3536 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck30 Dutch 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Dutch 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Dutch 36-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 Dutch 12-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
1801Refitted as a 90 gun Second Rate Ship of the Line FWAS1786


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
 

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