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Repulse

376
Nominal Guns64B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.2.1777BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down16.5.1777BWAS-1793
Launched28.11.1780B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardEast Cowes - Isle of Wight B028
Ship ClassIntrepid Class (1765)B028
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Daniel FurzerBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked10.3.1800B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck159' 6"Imperial Feet48.4658 
Length of Keel130' 11"Imperial Feet39.6248 
Breadth44' 7 ½"Imperial Feet13.4239 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Draught Forward11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Draught Aft16' 1"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen1,386 6994Tons BM 

Armament


28.11.1780Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 678 Imperial Pound ( 307.473 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1777500Design Complement
1794491EstablishmentBWAS-1714

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
23.11.1780 - 9.11.1781Captain
Sir Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1788
ADM 6/22/201
BWAS-1714
9.11.1781 - 22.11.1781Captain
George CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1819
ADM 6/22/361
ADM 6/22
22.11.1781 - 13.6.1783Captain
Thomas DumaresqBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1801
Transfered ADM 6/22/369
BWAS-1714
13.6.1782 - 8.7.1783Captain
Thomas WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1814
ADM 6/23/131
BWAS-1714
1.5.1795 - 13.9.1796Captain
William George FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1813
BWAS-1714
13.9.1796 - 10.3.1800Captain
James AlmsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1814
BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
Meyrick HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
George Forbes Freeman YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
Robert EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1810
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Fourth Lieutenant
John WainwrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1811
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1798 - 10.3.1800Midshipman
John BarclayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1838
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
15.2.1781Completed at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £36489.5.4dBWAS-1714
13.3.1781Sailed for the Relief of GibraltarBWAS-1714
12.4.1781Arrived off GibraltarBWAS-1714
15.1.1782Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
11.1782At blockade of Cap FrancoisBWAS-1714
26.4.1783Sailed from Jamaica for homeBWAS-1714
7.1783Began repairs at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1714
8.7.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
5.1784Completed repairs at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £10180.13.4dBWAS-1714
12.1794Began fitting at Woolwich - London BWAS-1714
4.1795RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1795Completed fitting at Woolwich - London at a cost of £16772.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.12.1795Took the Privateer
Le Petit Pearen (6) 1795-1795
French 6 Gun
Privateer
off the Dutch coast

10.1798Began refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1714
2.1799Completed refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £11062.0.0dBWAS-1714
21.3.1799

Arrived at Plymouth

TNC
6.4.1799

Sailed from Plymouth to join the Channel fleet

TNC
14.4.1799

Arrived at Portsmouth

TNC
5.5.1799

Arrived at Cawsand Bay, Plymouth

TNC
6.5.1799Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
10.1799CruisingSNL1799
5.3.1800Took the Brig
La Sophie 1800-1800
French Privateer Brig
BG
10.3.1800Wrecked on a rock off Ushant and run ashore with 3 drownedBWAS-1714

 

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