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HBMS Formidable (1825)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 7 months ago

Formidable, 84 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1815/05/08 B065
Laid Down 1819/10/00 B065
Launched 1825/05/19 B065
Shipyard Chatham DY B065
Master Shipbuilder James Parker B065
Rate Second Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1906/07/10 B065
Fate Sold B065

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 193' 10" Imperial Feet 59.08
Length of Keel 160' 25/8" Imperial Feet 48.83
Breadth 52' 41/2" Imperial Feet 15.96
Depth in Hold 22' 6" Imperial Feet 6.86
Burthen 2,289 Tons BM
B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 193' 10" Imperial Feet 59.08
Length of Keel 160' 25/8" Imperial Feet 48.83
Breadth 51' 61/2" Imperial Feet 15.71
Depth in Hold 22' 6" Imperial Feet 6.86
Draught Forward 13' 8" Imperial Feet 4.17
Draught Aft 18' 1" Imperial Feet 5.51
Burthen 2,28928/94 Tons BM

Armament
1825 B065 Broadside Weight = 1220
Lower Gun Deck 2 British 68-Pound Carronade
Lower Gun Deck 28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck 6 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle 4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle 2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1825 700 B064

Flag Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1860/07/03 Unknown Vice-Admiral William James Hope Johnstone W025
Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1841/08/23 1841/11/23 Post Captain Edward Thomas Troubridge W025
1841/12/14 1844/04/23 Post Captain Charles Sullivan W025
1844/04/21 1845 Post Captain George Frederick Rich W025
1854/06/16 1857/09/10 Post Captain John Jervis Tucker W025
1857/09/22 1858/04/08 Post Captain John Coghlan Fitzgerald W025
1858/07/01 1859/05/30 Post Captain John Coghlan Fitzgerald W025
1860/07/03 Unknown Post Captain William Garnham Luard W025
1863/07/01 Unknown Post Captain John Fulford W025
1866/04/21 Unknown Post Captain Donald Mcleod Mackenzie W025
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1843 1845/12/09 Lieutenant Robert Tench Bedford B080
1844/08/22 1844/10/25 Lieutenant Thomas James Barrow B080
Petty Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1841 Aboard Masters Mate Henry Barre Beresford B080

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1841/08 Began fitting for the Mediterranean W025
1842 In the Mediterranean until 1845 W025
1854 Guardship at Sheerness W025
1860 Flagship at Sheerness W025
1869 Training Ship B065

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
W025 William Loney RN - Background P Davis
B080 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849 O'Brien

Last Updated :2009/07/27 at 11:06:17 by Cy

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