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HBMS Victorious (1808)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years ago

Victorious, 74 Guns

Nationality British
Ordered 1802/11/07 B064
Laid Down 1805/02/00 B064
Launched 1808/10/20 B028
Shipyard Bucklers Hard B028
Design Class Swiftsure Class (1800)
Designer John Henslow B064
Constructor Balthazar Adams B064
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1861/12/21 B028
Fate Broken Up B028

B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 173' 2" Imperial Feet 52.78
Length of Keel 142' 17/8" Imperial Feet 43.33
Breadth 47' 9" Imperial Feet 14.55
Depth in Hold 20' 9" Imperial Feet 6.32
Draught Forward 12' 8" Imperial Feet 3.86
Draught Aft 18' 0" Imperial Feet 5.49
Burthen 1,7246/94 Tons BM

1808/10/20 B064 Broadside Weight = 1000
Lower Gun Deck 28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck 4 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle 2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse 6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1800/09/11 590 Design Complement  

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1809/10 1814 Post Captain John Talbot B064
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1814/07 1814/09 Acting Lieutenant George Henry Ayton B080
Petty Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1809/02 1812 Midshipman George Henry Ayton B080
1812 1814/07 Masters Mate George Henry Ayton B080
1813/12/10 Unknown Midshipman Charles Anstruther Barlow B080
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1812/11/14 1813/12/10 1st Class Volunteer Charles Anstruther Barlow B080

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1809 In Walcheren operations B064
1809/03/02 Completed at Portsmouth at a cost of £41,796.0.0d B064
1809/11/20 Sailed for the Mediterranean B064
1812/02/22 In company with the Weazle took theRivoli (74) in the Adriatic B064
1812/11/20 Sailed for North America B064
1815/03 Fitted for ordinary at Portsmouth B064
1826/04 Fitted as a receiving ship at Portsmouth B064
1861/12/21 Break up completed at Portsmouth B064

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
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Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B080 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849 O'Brien

Last Updated :2009/04/06 at 22:27:14 by Cy

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