HMS Barham (1811)
HMS Barham (as a 50-gun ship) at Malta on 25 September 1833
|Ordered:||2 November 1807|
|Builder:||Perry, Wells & Green, Blackwall Yard|
|Laid down:||June 1808|
|Launched:||8 July 1811|
|Fate:||Rescued in Bonaire 1829, Broken up, 1839|
|Class and type:||Vengeur-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1761 bm|
|Length:||176 ft (54 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 6 in (14.48 m)|
|Depth of hold:||21 ft (6.4 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
In 1826 Barham was reduced to a 50-gun ship. On 29 April 1829 she suffered severe damage when she ran aground off Bonaire; she was refloated on 30 April 1829 after her crew threw 37 cannon overboard. She was broken up in 1839.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 188.
- "HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP BARHAM". The Times (13956). London. 3 July 1829. col B, p. 3.
- 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.
- Douvry, Olivier (2012) Shipwrecks of Bonaire, the warship HMS Barham wasn’t wrecked at Red Slave., GlobeDivers.org.
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