Russell

6307
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1814BWAS-1793
Launched22.5.1822BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1835BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam StoneBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up1865BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 6"Imperial Feet53.6468 
Length of Keel145' 6"Imperial Feet44.1994 
Breadth48' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet14.6495 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,750 7494Tons BM 

Armament


22.5.1822Broadside 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
1.10.1806590Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.2.1855 - 16.5.1856CaptainFrancis Scott (d.1875)W0254.1.1862 - 14.4.1863CaptainWilliam King Hall (1816-1886)W02514.4.1863 - 4.2.1864CaptainJohn Grenfell (1806-1884)W025

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.7.1835 - 20.5.1837LieutenantDavid Charles CumbyNBD18491836 - 1837LieutenantHenry Beddek (1799-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1814Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
22.5.1822Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £70437.0.0dBWAS-1793
22.5.1822Began fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
13.7.1822Completed fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1835fitting for sea at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £12787.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1839Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
6.1839Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3531.0.0dBWAS-1793
1854Began conversion to a Screw Vessel at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1855Completed conversion to a Screw Vessel at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £35838.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1857Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
3.1858Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £9613.0.0dBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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