HBMS Magnanime (1780)

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Magnanime, 64 Guns


Nationality British
Ordered 1775/10/16 B064
Laid Down 1777/08/23 B064
Launched 1780/10/14 B064
Shipyard Deptford DY B064
Designer John Williams B064
Master Shipbuilder Adam Hayes B064
Rate Third Rate  
Type Ship of the Line  
Out Service 1794/08 B064
Fate Razeed B064
Becomes Magnanime


B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 159' 6" Imperial Feet 48.62
Length of Keel 131' 6" Imperial Feet 40.08
Breadth 44' 4" Imperial Feet 13.51
Depth in Hold 19' 0" Imperial Feet 5.79
Burthen 1,370 Tons BM  


1780 Broadside Weight = 600 B064
Lower Gun Deck 26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 9-Pounder


Date Men Notes Source
1780 500 Establishment B064


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
No Commander Details Available
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1797/09/28 Unknown Able Seaman Nicholas Atkin B080


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1780/10 First commissioned B064
1780/12/29 Completed at Woolwich at a cost of £34,298.2.0d to build and £2,074.12.6d for fitting and coppering B064
1781/03/13 Sailed for Gibraltar B064
1781/06/26 Sailed for the West Indies B064
1784/06 Paid off and fitted for ordinary B064
1785/07 Started a very small repair at Plymouth B064
1786/01 Completed the very small repair at a cost of £9,376.7.11d B064


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
1782/04/12 Battle of Providien  
1782/07/06 2nd Battle of Negapatam  


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
B080 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849 O'Brien

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