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HBMS Hibernia (1804)

Page history last edited by Cy 17 years, 5 months ago

HBMS Hibernia, 120 Guns

 

Details

Nationality
British
Ordered
1790
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Started
1792-Nov
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Named
Launched
1804-Nov-17
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Shipyard
Plymouth
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Dockyard
Plans
Constructors
Decks
3
Rate
British First Rate
Class
System
Crew
In Service
1804
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Out Service
1902-Oct-04
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Fate
Sold for Breaking up
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Dimensions

LengthKeelGundeckBeamDepthDraughtWeightDisplacementSource
2508W005

 

Armament

GunsDateLower Gun DeckMiddle Gun DeckUpper gun DeckQuarter DeckForecastleB/S WeightSource
120??x????x????x????x??x?

 

 

 

Commanders

DateCommander's rank and name.source/s
1805Captain William BEDFORDW004
1807Captain Tristram Robert RICKETTSW004
1807Captain Charles Marsh SCHOMBERGW004
1808Captain L.W. HALSTEDW004
1808Captain R.J. NEVEW004
1811Captain W.H. WEBLEYW004
1811Lieut. William HOLMANW004
1811Captain W.H. WEBLEY (acting)W004
1812Rear Admiral J. PELLEWW004
1812Captain C.T. SMITHW004
1812-Oct-??Captain Charles Thurlow SMITHW004
1814Captain T.G. CAULFIELDW004

 

 

Admirals to have flown their flag on HMS Britannia

Commander's rank and name.Date FromDate tosource/s
Admiral Lord GARDNER1805-Mar-31W004
Vice Admiral J. DOUGLAS1805W004
Rear Admiral Sir William Sydney SMITH1807W004
Rear Admiral Sir Charles COTTON1808W004
Rear Admiral Sir Samuel HOOD1811W004
Rear Admiral Sir Edward PELLEW1812W004
Vice Admiral Sir Sidney SMITH1812-Oct-??W004
Rear Admiral Hon. Sir Montagu STOPF0RD1855-Jan-??W004
Rear Admiral Henry J. CODRINGT0N1858-Jul-??W004

 

Service History

1805Channel FleetW004
1807-Feb-??Refitting in HamoazeW004
1807-1808Off the Coast of Portugal
1815Out of Commission at PortsmouthW004
1845-Feb-??Re-CommissionedW004
1845Out of Commission at DevonportW004
1855Base Flagship at Malta

 

Battles

 

Notes

Her figurehead is preserved in the Maritime Museum, Vittoriosa, Malta.

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