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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 98 (28 × 32pdr, 60 × 18pdr, 10 × 12pdr.)
Launched : 1798 ; Disposal date or year : 1838
Disposal Details : Sold. The subject of Turner's painting when she was being taken up the Thames to be broken up.
BM: 2121 tons
5 Aug 1799, Plymouth, arrived from Portsmouth, in Cawsand Bay, R. Adm. Sir J. B. Warren, Bart. to join the squadron there. She was five days beating down Channel.
10 Aug 1799, sailed for Torbay with the Russell and Ramillies.
8 Feb 1800, Portsmouth, under the command of Admiral Whitshed, went down to St. Helen's.
20 Feb 1800, Portsmouth, sailed for Torbay.
22 Feb 1800, Plymouth, an express arrived from Torbay to the Victualling Office, to send over craft with beer to complete the following men of War arrived there, viz. Temeraire, London, Venerable, Hector, Ramillies, Pompee, and Montagu.
24 Apr 1800, Torbay, sailed with the Channel Fleet, under the command of Sir Alan Gardner.
30 Jun 1800, Plymouth, arrived in 48 hours from off Brest, with the Robust, and Magnificent.
13 Jul 1800, Plymouth, sailed to join the fleet, with the Marlborough.
27 Sep 1800, Plymouth, arrived from off Brest, and anchored in Cawsand Bay, owing to very heavy S. W. gales, the Temeraire, 98, Namur, 98, Prince, 98, Barfleur, 98, Royal George, 110, Neptune, 98, Juste, 84, Russel, 74, Mars, 74, Marlborough, 74, Defence, 74, Elephant, 74, Excellent, 74.
19 Oct 1800, Plymouth, arrived from Earl St. Vincent's fleet.
26 Oct 1800 Plymouth, sailed with the Neptune, and Centaur, 74, to join the Channel Fleet.
May 1805 Channel Fleet.
10 Oct 1805 off Cadiz - the tactical preparations etc. for the forthcoming battle. 20 Oct combined fleet departed Cadiz, fleet manoeuvres.
21 Oct 1805 England expects….. &c. signalled, the first shots of the Battle of Trafalgar are fired. Nelson shot. Resumé of what had taken place. Individual ship actions and losses : Temeraire. The post-mortem commences ; Summary of British casualties ; Death of Nelson ;
22-30 Oct 1805 losses amongst the prizes due to bad weather etc: Redoutable, Rayo, Monarca (sank) ; Fougueux, Bucentaure, Indomptable, San-Francisco-de-Asis, Aigle, Berwick (wrecked) ; Algésiras (taken into Cadiz) ; Santa-Ana, Neptuno (recaptured) ; Santisima-Trinidad (scuttled) ; Achille, Intrépide, San-Augustin (burnt) ; the washup ; burial of Nelson ;
22-23 Oct 1805 French prize Redoutable, with a prize crew on board from the Swiftsure and Téméraire, in tow by the Swiftsure, sank during the night.
22 Oct 1805 French prize Fougueux, with a prize crew on board from the Téméraire, drifted on to rocks and was wrecked.
Plymouth 2 Jan 1810 Went up the harbour to be repaired.
29 Apr 1810 At Cadiz.
24 June 1811 Reported to be off Toulon.
18 Jul 1811 off Toulon.
13 Aug 1811 Téméraire and Caledonia involved in manoeuvres with ships of the French fleet off Toulon.
Portsmouth 5 Feb 1812 Sailed for Plymouth.
1830 Victualling Depot at Sheerness.