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Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1750BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down5.6.1751BWAS-1714
Named23.8.1750BWAS-1714
Launched25.9.1756BWAS-1714
First Commissioned24.9.1756BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassNeptune ClassBWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up10.1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck171' 2"Imperial Feet52.1215 
Length of Keel141' 5"Imperial Feet42.9799 
Breadth48' 8"Imperial Feet14.6558 
Depth in Hold20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Draught Forward13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,781 5494Imperial Feet0.0146 

Armament


9.1756Broadside Weight = 842 Imperial Pound ( 381.847 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1780Broadside Weight = 738 Imperial Pound ( 334.683 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1756750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
24.9.1756 - 1.8.1757Captain
James GalbraithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1780
: on board from 21.10.1756 Transfered ADM 6/18/311
BWAS-1714
1.8.1757 - 28.12.1758Captain
Michael EverittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1776
ADM 6/18/425
BWAS-1714
28.12.1758 - 30.1.1759Captain
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1770
ADM 6/19/17
ADM 6/19
30.1.1759 - 25.2.1763Captain
Thomas EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1775
ADM 6/3/28
BWAS-1714
28.12.1778 - 26.3.1779Captain
Nicholas VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1805
ADM 6/21/493
ADM 6/21
26.3.1779 - 15.11.1782Captain
John DalrympleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1795
ADM 6/21/530
BWAS-1714
15.11.1782 - 5.1.1783Captain
Robert MostynBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1783
Transfered ADM 6/22/540
BWAS-1714
5.1.1783 - 17.7.1783Captain
Thomas ShirleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1791
ADM 6/23/166
Issued by
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1787

Confirmed 20.11.1783
BWAS-1714
6.1790 - 4.1799Lieutenant
William QuarmeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1799
BWAS-1714
11.1799 - 5.1800Lieutenant
William RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1807
BWAS-1714
5.1800 - 10.1800Lieutenant
John JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1800
BWAS-1714
10.1800 - 9.1801Lieutenant
John DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1801
BWAS-1714
9.1801 - 4.1805Lieutenant
John RickmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1805
BWAS-1714
4.1805 - 5.1807Lieutenant
Richard JewersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1807
BWAS-1714
5.1807 - 3.1816Lieutenant
William CockraftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1816
BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.9.1756 - 10.1757Admiral
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1758
BWAS-1714
1762 - 25.2.1763Vice-Admiral of the White
Sir Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1762
BWAS-1714

27 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.1.1759 - 25.2.1763Second Lieutenant
Roger WillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1779
ADM 6/19/28
ref:559
30.1.1759 - 5.8.1761Third Lieutenant
William MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1762
ADM 6/19/28
ref:559
30.1.1759 - 16.3.1761Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Henry DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1768
Transfered ADM 6/19/28
ref:559
30.1.1759 - 8.5.1761Fifth Lieutenant
William ShaughnesyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1757
ADM 6/19/28
ref:559
30.1.1759 - 8.5.1761Sixth Lieutenant
William CummingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
ADM 6/19/28
ref:559
8.5.1761 - 5.8.1761Acting Fourth Lieutenant
William ShaughnesyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1757
ADM 6/19/314
ref:559
8.5.1761 - 5.8.1761Fifth Lieutenant
William CummingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
ADM 6/19/314
ref:559
8.5.1761 - 5.8.1761Sixth Lieutenant
Thomas MorriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1769
ADM 6/19/314
ADM 6/19
5.8.1761 - 25.2.1763Third Lieutenant
William ShaughnesyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1757
ADM 6/19/338
ref:559
5.8.1761 - 25.2.1763Acting Fourth Lieutenant
William CummingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
ADM 6/19/338
ref:559
5.8.1761 - 25.2.1763Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas MorriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1769
ADM 6/19/338
ADM 6/19
5.8.1761 - 25.2.1763Sixth Lieutenant
Hugh RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1794
ADM 6/19/338
ADM 6/19
9.1.1779 - 15.9.1779First Lieutenant
James BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1779
ADM 6/21/497
ADM 6/21
9.1.1779 - 8.3.1780Second Lieutenant
Charles Loder CarneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1809
ADM 6/21/497
ADM 6/21
9.1.1779 - 8.3.1780Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Richard RaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1794
ADM 6/21/497
ADM 6/21
9.1.1779 - 8.3.1780Fifth Lieutenant
William PembertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
ADM 6/21/497
ADM 6/21
16.1.1779 - 8.3.1780Sixth Lieutenant
William WallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
ADM 6/21/499
ADM 6/21
22.11.1779 - 3.12.1779Acting Lieutenant
Henry Young DarracottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1790
ref:559
8.3.1780 - 11.12.1780First Lieutenant
Charles Loder CarneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1809
ADM 6/22/96
ADM 6/21
8.3.1780 - 24.8.1780Third Lieutenant
Richard RaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1794
ADM 6/22/96
ADM 6/21
8.3.1780 - 24.8.1780Acting Fourth Lieutenant
William PembertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
ADM 6/22/96
ADM 6/21
8.3.1780 - 19.6.1780Fifth Lieutenant
William WallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
Transfered ADM 6/22/96
ADM 6/21
24.8.1780 - 11.12.1780Second Lieutenant
Richard RaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1794
ADM 6/22/162
ADM 6/21
24.8.1780 - 11.12.1780Third Lieutenant
William PembertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
ADM 6/22/162
ADM 6/21
11.12.1780 - 19.1.1781First Lieutenant
William PembertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1795
ADM 6/22/207
ADM 6/21
3.1814 - 17.6.1814Acting Lieutenant
Charlton Booth BaylyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
17.6.1814 - 13.3.1815Lieutenant
Charlton Booth BaylyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1780Surgeon
Nicholas KellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1783
ref:941
1780Purser
Peter OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780
ref:941

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1760 - 16.1.1761Midshipman
Thomas Macnamara RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1812
ref:849
1.10.1760 - 9.7.1761Midshipman
Thomas HaywardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1778
ref:849
17.1.1761 - 1761Master's Mate
Thomas Macnamara RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1760-1812
ref:849
9.7.1761 - 6.11.1762Master's Mate
Thomas HaywardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1778
HCA26

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1758 - 11.8.1758Unknown
William JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758
Transfered ADM 36/4801/119
ADM 36

Service History


DateEventSource
21.1.1757Completed at a first cost of £52,157.7.8d including fittingBWAS-1714
9.1757Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1714
5.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
1760In the Western squadron until 1763BWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
25.2.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1764Started a small repair at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
8.1764Completed repair at a cost of 3,993.15.1dBWAS-1714
9.1778Started a small repair and refit at PlymouthBWAS-1714
12.1778Recommissioned for the Western squadronBWAS-1714
4.1779Completed repair and refit at a cost of £23,751.11.1dBWAS-1714
31.3.1780Paid offADM 51
4.1780Coppered at Portsmouth and had 32-Pounders replaced by 24-PoundersBWAS-1714
13.4.1781Sailed with Darby's squadron as Relief to GibraltarBWAS-1714
12.12.1781Action of 1781-12-12
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
4.1782With Barrington's squadronBWAS-1714
5.1782With Kempenfelt's squadronBWAS-1714
9.1782Sailed to the relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
8.12.1782Arrived in the West IndiesBWAS-1714
17.7.1783

Paid off

ADM 51
10.1787Started fitting as a Hospital Hulk at ChathamBWAS-1714
6.1788Completed fitting at a cost of £2,086.2.11dBWAS-1714
2.3.1790Re-registered as a hospital shipB068
2.3.1790Re-registered as a Hospital shipBWAS-1714
6.1790Recommissioned as a hospital shipBWAS-1714
4.1793Moved to SheernessBWAS-1714
31.12.1793Paid offADM 51
6.2.1802Renamed SussexBWAS-1714
6.1802Became a receiving shipBWAS-1714
3.1816Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1714
10.1816Completed break up at ChathamBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
 
 

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