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Revenge

6180
Nominal Guns74B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.10.1796B028
Keel Laid Down8.1800B028
Acquired13.4.1805BWAS-1793
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
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Constructor
Sir Robert SeppingsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1832
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CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up10.1849B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 11"Imperial Feet55.1691 
Length of Keel150' 0 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Breadth49' 2"Imperial Feet14.9408 
Depth in Hold21' 1"Imperial Feet6.4262 
Burthen1,954 3494Imperial Feet0.0092 

Armament


13.4.1805Broadside Weight = 1099 Imperial Pound ( 498.3965 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.10.1796590Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.4.1805 - 1.1806Captain
Robert MoorsomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1825
NAO
1.1806 - 2.1806Captain
Charles Elphinstone FleemingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1837
BWAS-1714
2.1806 - 8.1807Captain
Sir John GoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1825
BWAS-1793
8.1808 - 1.1809Captain
Charles PagetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1839
BWAS-1793
14.1.1809 - 28.2.1809Captain
John BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1821
BWAS-1793
18.10.1810 - 1812Captain
Sir John GoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1825
BWAS-1714
16.6.1812 - 30.9.1812Captain
Charles Philip Butler BatemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1910
Transfered ADM 196/3/80
ADM 196
20.3.1823 - 4.1827Captain
Sir Charles Burrard (2nd Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
9.5.1839 - 1842Captain
William WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1846
NBD1849

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.4.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
Peter PickernellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1809
NAO
11.5.1805 - 24.12.1805Lieutenant
Lewis HoleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1814
NAO
6.6.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
Essex John HolcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1806
NAO
2.7.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
Francis WillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1806
NAO
5.8.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
William WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1806
NAO
1808 - 10.1810Lieutenant
William Silvester AddingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1830
NBD1849
1.5.1811 - 8.3.1813Flag Lieutenant
Charles Orlando BridgemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1846
NBD1849
1813 - 9.1814Lieutenant
Thomas BlakistonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1821
NBD1849
29.3.1814 - 31.5.1814Lieutenant
John William MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1846
NBD1849
20.3.1823 - 1823Lieutenant
Charles Bell BellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1844
NBD1849
20.3.1823 - 17.9.1825Lieutenant
Parker Duckworth BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1827
NBD1849
30.4.1823 - 25.11.1823First Lieutenant
James AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1823
NBD1849
17.9.1825 - 26.4.1827Flag Lieutenant
Parker Duckworth BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1827
NBD1849
26.10.1830 - 21.12.1831Lieutenant
Joseph Hughes BellamyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1815-1845
NBD1849
1.2.1831 - 27.11.1833Lieutenant
Edward BevanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1820-1840
NBD1849

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.4.1803 - 8.1.1807Boatswain
George William ForsterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1873
NAO
21.4.1805 - 30.1.1806Master
Luke BrokenshaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1808
NAO
19.9.1805 - 1805Boatswain
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805
NAO

7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
18.5.1805 - 8.1807Midshipman
William Henry BrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1858
NBD1849
6.1805 - 1805Midshipman
John Leigh BeckfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1821
NBD1849
1806 - 6.1806Midshipman
William WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1846
NBD1849
1806 - 15.7.1806Midshipman
Thomas BlakistonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1821
NBD1849
6.1811 - 11.1812Midshipman
Charles CaldecotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1827
NBD1849
1824 - 1827Midshipman
George St Vincent Duckworth KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1841
NBD1849
1827 - 1828Midshipman
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1841
NBD1849

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
18.5.1805 - 11.18111st Class Volunteer
James BlandfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1814
NBD1849
20.6.1823 - 18231st Class Volunteer
Francis William AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1822-1841
BWAS-1793
3.6.1827 - 18271st Class Volunteer
Frederick Lamport BarnardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1805CommissionedBWAS-1793
23.6.1805Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £58653.0.0dBWAS-1793
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
12.1805Began refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1806Completed refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £10687.0.0dBWAS-1793
16.7.1806Boat attack on shipping in the GirondeBWAS-1793
25.9.1806Action off Rochefort
26.2.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1809Walcheren expeditionBWAS-1793
10.6.1810Sailed with the East Indies ConvoyBWAS-1793
17.10.1810Took the Privateer
Le Vengeur (16) 1810-1810
French 16 Gun
Privateer
off Cherbourg

13.11.1810Actions at La Hougue
4.1811Began refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1793
6.1811Completed refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £15110.0.0dBWAS-1793
18.12.1812Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
8.11.1813On the 8th of November, at 8 h. 30 m. p.m., the boats of the 74-gun ship Revenge, Captain Sir John Gore, under the orders of Lieutenant William Richards, assisted by Lieutenant Thomas Blakiston, Captain of marines John Spurin, and master's mates and midshipmen Thomas Quelch, William Rolfe, Henry Fisher, Benjamin Mainwaring, John Harwood, Valentine Munbee, George Fraser, Robert Maxwell, Charles M. D. Buchanan, and John P. Davey, were sent into the harbour of Palamos, to endeavour to cut out a French felucca privateer. At 11 p.m. Lieutenant Richards and his party boarded and carried the privateer, without having a man hurt, and by 1 a.m. on the 9th had brought her alongside the Revenge.BWAS-1793
8.1814Paid off into ordinary at Chatham
2.1818Began large repair at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1793
8.1823Relaunched with a circular sternBWAS-1793
8.1823Completed large repair at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £76919.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.1827Began fitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1793
1.1828Completed fitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £12142.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1830Began fitting at Plymouth - Devon BWAS-1793
5.1831Completed fitting at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £18617.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1838Began fitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1793
1839Re-rated at 76 gunsBWAS-1793
1839Refitted as a 76 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
8.1839Completed fitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £17178.0.0dBWAS-1793
1840RecommissionedBWAS-1793
3.11.1840Bombardment of Acre
1842Paid off at SheernessBWAS-1793
4.1849Surveyed at SheernessBWAS-1793
10.1849Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793

 

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