HMS Russell

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Russell, 1822
Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 74
Launched : 22 May 1822 ; Disposal date or year : 1865
BM: 1751 tons ; Displacement:   tons
Propulsion: Sail - screw
Machinery notes: 200
Notes:

Jul 1830 Sheerness

Portsmouth 21 Mar 1835 to be commissioned.

Portsmouth 15 Aug 1835 At Spithead. Sails tomorrow for Lisbon and Malta.

Plymouth 25 Nov 1835 is reported to be at Lisbon.

Lisbon 29 Oct 1836 in the Tagus.

Lisbon 19 Dec 1835 reported to be at Vigo.

1 May 1836 is reported to be at Vigo.

Portsmouth 11 Jun 1836 the Talavera is in the Sound at Plymouth waiting for a suitable wind for Lisbon, where it is reported she will replace the Russell whose mainmast has been damaged by lightning.

Lisbon 25 Jan 1837 in the Tagus where it is reported that influsenza was endemic amongst the British squadron, causing a number of deaths.

Lisbon 27 Feb 1837 in the Tagus.

Malta 26 May 1837 in Valetta harbour.

Malta 17 Aug 1837 departed for Athens.

Jan 1848 Sheerness.

20 Dec 1848 Sheerness.

1855 screw blockship.

20 Mar 1856 Queenstown. Friday last 200 seamen were presented with their Crimea medals.

23 Apr 1856 Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Scott.

1 Jan. 1859 Sheerness. Commissioned for service with the Coast Guard Service for the Falmouth District.

1 Jan to 9 Feb 1864 Stationary Ship. Irregular or particular service. Medical report : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

9 Feb 1864 Paid off from Coast Guard service.