Russell
History
Royal Navy Ensign
United Kingdom
NameHMS Russell
BuilderDeptford Dockyard, England
Laid downAugust 1814
Launched22 May 1822
FateBroken up, 1865
General characteristics [1]
Class and type Vengeur-class ship of the line
Tons burthen1751 bm
Length176 ft (54 m) (gundeck)
Beam47 ft 6 in (14.48 m)
Depth of hold21 ft (6.4 m)
PropulsionSails
Sail planFull-rigged ship
Armament
  • 74 guns:
  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 4 × 12 pdrs, 10 × 32 pdr carronades
  • Forecastle: 2 × 12 pdrs, 2 × 32 pdr carronades
  • Poop deck: 6 × 18 pdr carronades

HMS Russell was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 22 May 1822 at Deptford.[1]

She was fitted with screw propulsion in 1855, and was broken up in 1865.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p189.

References

  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.