HMS Repulse (1803)
The East Indiaman Repulse (1820) in the East India Dock Basin.
|Ordered:||4 February 1800|
|Laid down:||September 1800|
|Launched:||22 July 1803|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1820|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Repulse-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1727 23⁄94 (bm)|
|Length:||174 ft (53 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 4 in (14.43 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
In 1805, Repulse took part in the Battle of Cape Finisterre. In 1807 the ship served in the Mediterranean squadron under Vice-Admiral John Thomas Duckworth and Vice-Admiral Harry Riddick during the Dardanelles Operation and the Alexandria expedition of 1807.
She was broken up in 1820.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p185.
- 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.
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