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HBMS Prince of Wales (1794)

Page history last edited by PBworks 11 years, 4 months ago

Prince of Wales, 98 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1783/11/29B064
Laid Down1784/05/00B064
Named1783/12/03B064
Launched1794/06/28B064
ShipyardPlymouth DYB064
DesignerEdward HuntB064
Master ShipbuilderEdward TippettB064
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1822/12/26B064
FateBroken UpB064

 

Dimensions

SourceB064
Length of Gundeck182' 3"
Length of Keel149' 113/8"
Breadth50' 41/2"
Depth in Hold21' 9"
Draught Forward14' 5"
Draught Aft18' 8"
Burthen2,0241/94

 

Armament

Date1794B064
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1794750EstablishmentB064

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1795/011795/06/01Rear-Admiral of the BlueHenry HarveyW031
1795/06/011799/02Rear-Admiral of the RedHenry HarveyW031
1799/111800/06Vice-AdmiralHugh SeymourB064
1800/071806Rear-Admiral of the BlueRobert CalderB064
1806/011807/04Vice-AdmiralEdward ThornbroughB064
1807/041807/07Rear-AdmiralMichael de CourcyB064
1807/041807/07Vice-AdmiralJames SaumarezB064

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1794/101795/12Post CaptainJohn BazelyB064
1795/121798/01Post CaptainJohn HarveyB064
1798/01UnknownPost CaptainRichard BrownB064
1798/011799/06Post CaptainRichard BrownB064
1799/061800/06Post CaptainAdrian RenouB064
1800/071803/05Post CaptainWilliam ProwseB064
1806/011806/03Post CaptainHenry GarrattB064
1806/031807/04Post CaptainWilliam BedfordB064
1807/041807/07Post CaptainThomas Byam MartinB064
1807/071808Post CaptainSir Home PophamB064
1811/121812/01Post CaptainWilliam BedfordB064
1812/011812/03Post CaptainThomas BurtonB064
1812/031812/05Post CaptainSir Richard KingB064
1812/051813Post CaptainJohn Erskine DouglasB064

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource
1807/071808Second CaptainAdam MackenzieB064

Crew Members

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1794/10CommissionedB064
1794/12/27Completed at a cost of £58,483 including fittingB064
1800/09Completed a refit at Portsmouth as a cost of £13,765B064
1804/10Started a refit at PortsmouthB064
1805/01Completed refit at a cost of £12,998B064
1805/03Took part in the blockade of FerrolB064
1805/07/22Lost three killed and twenty wounded in Calder's ActionB064
1807/07/26Sailed for the BalticB064
1808In ordinary until 1811B064
1809/03Started a small to middling repair at ChathamB064
1810/08Completed small to middling repair at a cost of £31,659B064
1811/12RecommissionedB064
1812/01Fitted at Sheerness at a cost of £17,156B064
1814/07Laid up at PortsmouthB064
1822/12/26Break up completed at PortsmouthB064

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1795/06/23Action of Ile Groix
1797/02/161797 Capture of Trinidad
1805/07/223rd Battle of Cape Finisterre
1807/08/15Second Battle of Copenhagen

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B064British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817Rif Winfield
W031Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University Press


Last Updated :2008/10/19 at 19:50:45 by Cy

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