1) Bernham Thorpe, Norfolk.
2) His first ship was the Raisonnable.
2a) His first command was HMS Boreas.
3) The HMS Victory was so named for the"Year of Victories" in 1759 in Quebec, Minden, and the naval engagements of Lagos and a couple others.
4) It cost approx. 64,000 pounds, and used 6,000...