Talavera

7057
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.1.1814BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1814BWAS-1793
Named23.7.1817BWAS-1793
Launched15.10.1818BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassRepulse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorHenry CanhamBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Burnt27.9.1840BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck174' 0"Imperial Feet53.0352 
Length of Keel143' 2"Imperial Feet43.5876 
Breadth47' 4"Imperial Feet14.3401 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen1,706 894Tons BM 

Armament


15.10.1818Broadside Weight = 1014 Imperial Pound ( 459.849 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
31.1.1800590Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.9.1829 - 1831CaptainHugh Pigot (1775-1857)W02526.10.1831 - 17.5.1833CaptainSir Thomas Brown (d.1851)NBD184918.3.1836 - 26.11.1836Captain Thomas Ball Sulivan (1780-1857)W02526.11.1836 - 1840CaptainWilliam Bowen Mends (1781-1864)W025

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1828 - 19.3.1830LieutenantJohn Bradley (1795-?)NBD18499.1829 - 10.1830LieutenantJames BroomanNBD18491830 - 1831LieutenantThomas BurnhamNBD18491830 - 3.1831LieutenantHenry BattNBD184919.2.1830 - 3.1831LieutenantThomas Atkinson ButlerNBD184919.2.1830 - 31.3.1831LieutenantCharles BlissettNBD184919.2.1830 - 25.7.1831LieutenantGeorge Benjamin BunburyB0378.1830 - 11.1830LieutenantRichard Nugent KellyNBD184915.10.1830 - 16.4.1831LieutenantJohn Kiddle (d.1851)NBD18491835LieutenantFrederick Blair (1809-1848)NBD184915.5.1835 - 22.6.1837LieutenantHenry Bainbridge (d.1846)NBD184925.1.1837 - 10.4.1839LieutenantJohn Currie BynonNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1830MidshipmanJohn BlackmoreBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1814Began building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
15.10.1818Completed building at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £68409.0.0dBWAS-1793
15.10.1818Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
21.6.1819Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-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
B037A Naval History of the American RevolutionGardner Weld AllenDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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