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HBMS Duke (1777)

Page history last edited by PBworks 15 years, 5 months ago

Duke, 98 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1771/06/18B057
Laid Down1772/10/00B057
Named1771/08/00B057
Launched1777/10/18B057
ShipyardPlymouth DYB057
DesignerJohn WilliamsB057
Master ShipbuilderJohn HenslowB057
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1843B057
FateBroken UpB057

 

Dimensions

SourceB057
Length of Gundeck177' 6"
Length of Keel145' 2"
Breadth50' 2"
Depth in Hold21' 9"
Draught Forward12' 8"
Draught Aft18' 7"
Burthen1,94328/94

 

Armament

Date1778B057
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 9-Pounder
Date1782B057
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 6-Pounder
Date1791/06/03B057
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1778750EstablishmentB057
1794738EstablishmentB057

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1791/081792Vice-AdmiralRobert RoddamB057
17921793Vice-AdmiralSir Samuel HoodB057

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1778/041778/08Post CaptainWilliam BreretonB057
1778/081781Post CaptainSir Charles DouglasB057
17811782Post CaptainSir Walter StirlingB057
1782/011783/06Post CaptainAlan GardinerB057
1791/031791/08Post CaptainRobert Briee KingsmillB057
1791/081792Post CaptainRobert CalderB057
17921793Post CaptainJohn KnightB057
17931793Post CaptainAndrew Snape HammondB057
17931793Post CaptainGeorge DuffB057
1796/081797Post CaptainGeorge HollowayB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1779With Hardy's fleetB057
1780With Geary's fleetB057
1781Coppered and fitted at Portsmouth at a cost of £6,615.1.5dB057
1781/03/13Sailled to the relief of GibraltarB057
1781/04/12Arrived at GibraltarB057
1782/01/31Sailed for the West IndiesB057
1782/02/28Joined Rodney's fleet in the West IndiesB057
1782/04/09In the Dominica channelB057
1782/07/21Sailed to America with PigotB057
1782/09/05Arrived at New YorkB057
1782/10/24Left New YorkB057
1783/06Paid offB057
1784/11Started a small to middling repairB057
1785/06Completed repair at a cost of £22,852.12.5dB057
1791/03Recommissioned as guard ship at PortsmouthB057
1793/03/24Sailed for the Leeward IslandsB057
1796/08RecommissionedB057
1797/05Involved in the Spithead MutinyB057
1798Fitted as a lazarette at a cost of £4,696 and moved to Stangate for quarantine serviceB057
1799/09Fitted as a hosptial shipB057
1803/05Removed from navy lsitB057
1843Broken up at PortsmouthB057

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1778/07/121st Battle of Ushant
1781/12/12Action of 1781-12-12
1782/04/09Battle of the Saintes

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

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


Last Updated :2008/09/06 at 21:56:36 by Cy

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