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HBMS Dreadnought (1801)

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Dreadnought, 98 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1788/01/17B064
Laid Down1788/07/00B064
Named1788/10/23B064
Launched1801/06/13B064
ShipyardPortsmouth DYB064
DesignerJohn HenslowB064
Master ShipbuilderHenry PeakeB064
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1857/03/31B064
FateBroken UpB064

 

Dimensions

SourceB064
Length of Gundeck184' 11"
Length of Keel152' 23/4"
Breadth51' 21/2"
Depth in Hold21' 6"
Draught Forward14' 7"
Draught Aft17' 6"
Burthen2,12323/94

 

Armament

Date1801B064
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1801738EstablishmentB064

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1803/091804/05AdmiralWilliam CornwallisB064
1805/011805/10Vice-AdmiralCuthbert CollingwoodB064
18081811Rear-AdmiralThomas SothebyB064

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1801/061803/04Post CaptainJames VashonB064
1803/041803/05Post CaptainSir James BowenB064
1803/051803/07Post CaptainSir Edward BraceB064
1803/071803/09Post CaptainWilliam DomettB064
1803/091804/05Post CaptainJohn Child PurvisB064
1804/051805/01Post CaptainGeorge ReynoldsB064
1805/011805/10Post CaptainEdward RotherhamB064
1805/101806Post CaptainJohn ConnB064
1806/121808Post CaptainWilliam LechmereB064
18081810Post CaptainGeorge SaltB064
18101810/08Post CaptainValentine CollardB064
1810/081811/12Post CaptainSamuel LinzeeB064

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1801/06CommissionedB064
1801/08/09Completed at a cost of £60,484 including fittingB064
1806/09Began refit at PortsmouthB064
1806/12RecommissionedB064
1807/01Completed refitB064
1811/12Paid off at PortsmouthB064
1812/08Started a large repair at PortsmouthB064
1814/03Completed large repair at a cost of £72,511 and placed in ordinary.B064
1825/09Fitted at Portsmouth as a lazaretteB064
1831/03Began fitting as a hospital ship at SheernessB064
1831/05Completed fitting as a hospital shipB064
1831/06At SheernessB064
1831/06Moved to Greenwich as the seaman's hospitalB064
1857/02/24Began breaking up at WoolwichB064
1857/03/31Break up completed. The stores returned were valued as £3,389B064

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1805/10/21Battle of Trafalgar

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B064British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817Rif Winfield


Last Updated :2008/09/15 at 21:53:57 by Cy

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