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HBMS Namur (1756)

Page history last edited by PBworks 15 years, 8 months ago

Namur, 90 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1750/07/12B057
Laid Down1750/12/18B057
Named1750/08/23B057
Launched1756/03/03B057
ShipyardChatham DYB057
Master ShipbuilderJohn LockB057
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1804/06B057
FateRazeedB057
BecomesNamur

 

Dimensions

SourceB057
Length of Gundeck174' 111/2"
Length of Keel144' 4"
Breadth48' 71/2"
Depth in Hold20' 6"
Draught Forward15' 2"
Draught Aft17' 5"
Burthen1,81520/94

 

Armament

Date1756B057
Lower Gun Deck26British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2British 6-Pounder
Date1793B057
Lower Gun Deck26British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder
Date1794/11B057
Lower Gun Deck26British 32-Pounder
Forecastle2British 32-Pound Carronade
Roundhouse6British 18-Pound Carronade
Middle Gun Deck26British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2British 6-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1756/05750EstablishmentB057
1794/04738Reduced EstablishmentB057

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
17581761/01/10AdmiralEdward BoscawenB057
17621762/10/21Vice-AdmiralGeorge PocockB057
1762/10/211763AdmiralGeorge PocockB057

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1756/051757Post CaptainJames HobbsB057
17571757/09Post CaptainPeter DenisB057
17581762Post CaptainMathew BuckleB057
17621763Post CaptainJohn HarrisonB057
1770/101771/06Post CaptainWalter GriffithB057
1778/051779Post CaptainMark MilbankB057
17791780/04Post CaptainCharles FeildingB057
17801782Post CaptainHerbert SawyerB057
17821783/06Post CaptainRobert Devereux FanshawB057
1795/031796Post CaptainJames WhitshedB057
1798/031798/11Post CaptainThomas SothebyB057
1798/111800/12Post CaptainWilliam LukeB057
1800/121801/05Post CaptainTemple HardyB057
1801/051802/04Post CaptainMichael de CourcyB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1756/05CommissionedB057
1756/08/27Completed at a cost of "57,284.11.2d including fittingB057
1757Commissioned for the Western squadronB057
1758/02/23Sailed for North AmericaB057
1758/07/26At the surrender of Louisbourg then returned homeB057
1759/04/14Sailed for the MediterraneanB057
1759/10/23Joined Hawke's fleetB057
1760In the Western squadronB057
1761Operations off BrestB057
1762/03/05Sailed for the West IndiesB057
1762/06/06Present at the start of operations against HavanaB057
1762/08/13Operations against Havana ceasedB057
1763Paid offB057
1764/01SurveyedB057
1765/11Started a small repair at PortsmouthB057
1766/03Completed small repair at a cost of £13,686.8.8dB057
1770/10Recommissioned for the Falklands disputeB057
1771/06Paid offB057
1771/12/03SurveyedB057
1774/05Started a great repair and refit at ChathamB057
1778/05RecommissionedB057
1778/08repair and refit completed at a cost of £34,052.6.2dB057
1779In the Western squadronB057
1779/12/31Part of van Byland's convoyB057
1780In the Western squadronB057
1780/04Coppered and fitted at Portsmouth at a cost of £7,634.8.11dB057
1781Sailed to the relief of GibraltarB057
1782/01/15Sailed for the West IndiesB057
1782/04/09In the Dominica channelB057
1783Returned from North America to the Leeward IslandsB057
1783/06Paid offB057
1783/10Fitted for ordinary at PlymouthB057
1786/05Started a middling repair at PlymouthB057
1788/02Completed repair at a cost of £28,941.1.6dB057
1795/03Recommissioned for service in the ChannelB057
1796/02Fitted at Plymouth at a cost of £5,046B057
1797Sailed to LisbonB057
1798Still at LisbonB057
1799/09Returned to England for service in the ChannelB057
1802/04Paid offB057
1804/06Started process of being cut down to a third rate and refitted at ChathamB057
1805/05Conversion completed at a cost of £21,277B057

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1759/11/20Battle of Quiberon Bay
1782/04/09Battle of the Saintes
1797/02/142nd Battle of Cape St Vincent

 

Notes

She ws the second ship to be given Sepping's enclosed bow when razeed in 1804/05

 

Sources

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


Last Updated :2008/08/19 at 23:52:14 by Cy

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