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HBMS Boyne (1790)

Page history last edited by PBworks 15 years, 9 months ago

Boyne, 98 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1783/01/21B057
Laid Down1783/11/04B057
Named1783/01/27B057
Launched1790/06/27B057
ShipyardWoolwich DYB057
DesignerEdward HuntB057
Master ShipbuilderJohn NelsonB057
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1795/05/01B057
FateBurntB057

 

Dimensions

SourceB057
Length of Gundeck182' 0"
Length of Keel149' 8"
Breadth50' 45/8"
Depth in Hold21' 9"
Draught Forward14' 8"
Draught Aft19' 1"
Burthen2,02090/94

 

Armament

Date1790B057
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2British 6-Pounder
Date1792B057
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1790750EstablishmentB057

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1793/111795/05/01Vice-AdmiralJohn JervisB057

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1790/081790/10Post CaptainGeorge BowyerB057
1793/041793/11Post CaptainWilliam OtwayB057
1793/111795/05/01Post CaptainGeorge GreyB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1790/08Commissioned for the Spanish ArmamentB057
1790/11/21Completed at a cost of £59,043 including fittingB057
1792/12RecommissionedB057
1793/06Captured the 20-gun privateer Guidelon in the ChannelB057
1793/11/26Sailed for the West IndiesB057
1794/03Present at the capture of MartiniqueB057
1794/04Present at the capture of GuadeloupeB057
1795/05/01Burnt by accident at Spithead. Eleven people were killedB057

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B057British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif Winfield


Last Updated :2008/09/14 at 23:04:37 by Cy

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