Vengeur

24396
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.10.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1807BWAS-1793
Launched19.6.1810BWAS-1793
First Commissioned9.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardHarwich - Essex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada Class
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorJoseph GrahamBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up8.1843BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 0"Imperial Feet53.6448 
Length of Keel145' 0"Imperial Feet44.196 
Breadth47' 7 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,749 3494Tons BM 

Armament


19.6.1810Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
19.6.1810590Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.8.1810 - 9.1810CaptainSir Thomas Brown (d.1851)NBD18499.1810 - 1812CaptainAdam Mackenzie (d.1823)BWAS-17931812 - 8.1812CaptainThomas DundasBWAS-179313.8.1812 - 8.9.1812CaptainJames Brisbane (1774-1826)ref:616

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1811Rear-AdmiralSir Joseph Sydney Yorke (1768-1831)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1815 - 9.1818LieutenantRobert Kingston (d.1851)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1815 - 8.1817MidshipmanDaniel YoungNBD184910.1818 - 4.1821MidshipmanWilliam TurnerNBD1849


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
 

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