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HBMS Ocean (1761)

Page history last edited by PBworks 11 years, 3 months ago

Ocean, 90 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1758/04/22B057
Laid Down1758/08/04B057
Named1758/04/22B057
Launched1761/04/21B057
ShipyardChatham DYB057
DesignerThomas SladeB057
Master ShipbuilderJohn LockB057
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1791/10B057
FateBroken UpB057

 

Dimensions

SourceB057
Length of Gundeck176' 11/2"
Length of Keel143' 2"
Breadth49' 03/4"
Depth in Hold21' 0"
Burthen1,8338/94

 

Armament

Date1761/04B057
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 9-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1761/04750EstablishmentB057

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
17721773Rear-Admiral of the BlueRichard SpryB057
17781779Vice-Admiral of the BlueHugh PalliserB057
1782/091783/01Vice-Admiral of the BlueMark MilbankB057

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1761/041763/03Post CaptainWilliam LangdonB057
1770/101771Post CaptainJames CranstonB057
17711774Post CaptainJoseph KnightB057
17741775/04Post CaptainJohn ReynoldsB057
1775/041776/03Post CaptainJohn LaforeyB057
1776/031776/12Post CaptainEdward Le CrasB057
1776/121779Post CaptainJohn LaforeyB057
17801781Post CaptainGeorge OurryB057
17811782/05Post CaptainAlexander EdgarB057
1782/051782/07Post CaptainJohn BourmasterB057
1782/071783/01Post CaptainRichard BogerB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1761/04CommissionedB064
1761/06/09Completed at a cost of £58,292.10.9d incuding fittingB057
1763/03Paid offB064
1769/08Started a small repair at PlymouthB064
1770/02Completed small repair at a cost of £6,979.16.8dB064
1770/10Recommissioned, becoming a guardship at Plymouth until 1777B064
1772Summer CruiseB057
1773Summer CruiseB057
1773/06/22Took part in the Spithead ReviewB057
1779/07Started a small repair at PlymouthB057
1779/10Completed small repair and fitting at a cost of £13,641.10.6dB057
1780/02Coppered and fitted at as a guardship at Plymouth at a cost of £5,229.2.2dB057
1781/03/13Sailed to the relief of GibraltarB057
1781/04/12Arrived at GibraltarB057
1782/04With Barrington's squadronB057
1782/11Started a mddling to great repair at PlymouthB057
1783/01Paid offB057
1784/06Completed repair at a cost of £29,566.17.6dB057
1791/07Began break-up at PlymouthB057
1791/10Completed break-up at PlymouthB057

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1778/12/121st Battle of Ushant
1781/12/12Action of 1781-12-12

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B057British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif Winfield
B064British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817Rif Winfield


Last Updated :2008/08/26 at 13:54:07 by Cy

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