Vengeance

7298
Nominal Guns84B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.1.1817B065
Keel Laid Down7.1819B065
Acquired27.7.1824B065
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock B065
Ship ClassCanopus Class (modified)
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold10.5.1897B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck193' 10"Imperial Feet58.8264 
Length of Keel160' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet48.7839 
Breadth52' 4 ½"Imperial Feet15.8623 
Depth in Hold22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Burthen2,284Tons BM 

Armament


27.7.1824Broadside Weight = 1224 Imperial Pound ( 555.084 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1815700Design Complement

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.10.1846 - 1846LieutenantJoseph Grant BickfordNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1861Receiving ShipB065


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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