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HMS St Vincent (1815)

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NameSt VincentExplanation
Type1st rate   
Launched11 March 1815
Builders measure 
Displacement4672 tons
Ships book
Note1841 h.s.
1862 t.s.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
1 May 1830Commanded by Captain Hyde Parker, flagship of Thomas Foley, Portsmouth
- 1834
Commanded by Captain Humphry Fleming Senhouse as flag-captain to Sir Henry Hotham
(January 1840)Out of commission at Portsmouth
1 October 1841
- 1842
Commanded by Captain Henry John Codrington, flagship of Admiral Edward Codrington (his father), Portsmouth
31 December 1842
- September 1845
Commanded by Captain Richard Freeman Rowley, flagship of Admiral Charles Rowley (his father), Portsmouth (and 1844 experimental squadron)
23 October 1844Commanded by Captain Earl of Hardwicke (and 1844 experimental squadron and 1845 experimental squadron)
7 November 1845
- 1846
Commanded by Captain Richard Grant, flagship of Charles Ogle, Portsmouth
14 May 1846
- 7 October 1846
Commanded by Acting Captain John Shepherd, flagship of Commodore Francis Augustus Collier, Channel squadron
17 October 1846
- 8 December 1847
Commanded by Captain Alexander Milne, flagship of Admiral Charles Ogle, Portsmouth
16 November 1847Commanded by Captain Sidney Colpoys Dacres, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Napier, Western squadron
28 April 1854Commanded by Captain George Augustus Eliott, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Fanshawe Martin, guard ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth
3 June 1854
- September 1854
Commanded by Captain George Mansel, transporting French troops to the Baltic during the Russian war (until Mansel died)
30 July 1857
- 2 March 1858
Commanded (until paying off at Portsmouth) by Captain Harry Eyres, depot ship of the ordinary, Portsmouth.
30 June 1858Commanded (from commissioning at Portsmouth) by Captain Harry Eyres, depot ship of the ordinary, Portsmouth.
1 April 1859Commanded by Captain Thomas Wilson, reserve depot ship, Portsmouth
26 April 1866
- 25 April 1869
Commanded by Commander Richard Carter, training ship, Portsmouth
17 August 1878Commanded by Commander John Hext, training ship for boys, Portsmouth
Extracts from the Times newspaper
Sa 8 December 1849

Portsmouth, Dec. 6.

In Port and Fitting

In the Harbour. - The Victory and Illustrious flag-ships, the Excellent gunnery ship; the Blenheim steam-guard-ship; the Eurydice, stripping to pay off; the Contest, fitting out; the Rolla apprentices' brig, laying up for the winter; the Fairy and Elfin, and Portsmouth yachts; the Flamer packet from Holyhead, and the Echo tug.
In Dock. - The Britannia, 120; the Dauntless, 24; the Fantome, 16; the Lily, 16; the Fox, 42; the Devastation, and the Birkenhead steam frigates.
In the Basin. - The Princess Charlotte, 104; the Actaeon, 26; and the Sprightly and the Bee steam-vessels.
In the Steam Basin, - The Ajax, 60; the Penelope, 22; the Sidon, 26; the Victoria and Albert royal yacht; the Urgent , the Pike, the Asp, and the Blazer.
Building. - The Royal Frederick, 120;[subsequently cancelled later and completed as Frederick William] the Prince of Wales, 120; the Princess Royal, 90; the Argus, and the Furious steam sloops.
Sa 9 March 1850

Portsmouth, Friday.

In Port and Fitting

In Harbour. - The Victory, Illustrious, Blenheim, Excellent, Rolla, Fairy, Fanny, and Echo.
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Fantome, and Penelope.
In the Basin. - The Lily.
In the Steam-Basin. - The Blazer, Birkenhead, Pike, Asp, Flamer, Comet, Elfin, Victoria and Albert, Hecate, and Termagant.
Sa 20 April 1850In Harbour. - The Victory, Excellent, Illustrious, Blenheim, Fanny, and Portsmouth tenders, the Echo tug, and the Locust steam-vessel.
In Dock. - The St Vincent, Winchester, Fox, Penelope, Rapid, and Electra.
In the Basin. - The Niger, Devastation, Fantome, Griffon, and Fairy.
In the Steam Basin. - Termagant, Hecate, Victoria and Albert, Bulldog, Blazer, Flamer, Pike, Asp, and Elfin.

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