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HBMS Union (1811)

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 2 months ago

Union, 98 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1801/09/16B064
Laid Down1805/10/00B064
Launched1811/11/16B064
ShipyardPlymouth DYB064
DesignerThomas SladeB064
Master ShipbuilderJoseph TuckerB064
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1833/03B064
FateBroken UpB064

 

Dimensions

SourceB064
Length of Gundeck186' 05/8"
Length of Keel153' 1"
Breadth51' 41/2"
Depth in Hold22' 0"
Draught Forward14' 7"
Draught Aft17' 8"
Burthen2,14917/94

 

Armament

Date1812B064
Lower Gun Deck28British 32-Pounder
Forecastle2British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8British 32-Pound Carronade
Middle Gun Deck30British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1812738EstablishmentB064

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1812/041812/08Post CaptainSamuel LinzeeB057
1812/081812/08/29Post CaptainWilliam KentB057
1812/08/291814/07Post CaptainRobert RollesB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1812/05/12Completed at a cost of £85,601 including fittingB064
1812/05/19Sailed for the MediterraneanB064
1814/07Paid off into ordinary at PlymouthB064
1817/02Reclassed as a 104-gun First-RateB064
1819/11Process of correcting defects startedB064
1820/01Repairs completed at a cost of £5,126B064
1827/04/28Ordered to be cut down to a 80-gun Third-RateB064
1832/12/03Order amended to a 76-gun Third-Rate, but was never implementedB064
1833/01/01Order cancelledB064
1833/03Broken up at PlymouthB064

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

Built to the draught of Victory

 

Sources

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


Last Updated :2008/09/19 at 22:21:46 by Cy

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