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TALAVERA (74) Built in 1818, Woolwich.
Burnt in 1840.

  • Originally to be named THUNDERER.
    Because the great accumulation of small or frigate's timber in the dockyards Robert Seppings proposed a plan for using this timber in the frames of ships-of-the-line and, following a direction by their Lordships dated 28 February 1814, the TALAVERA was built on this principle at a saving of 900 compared with the BLACK PRINCE of similar dimensions.
  • 1818 Sheerness.
  • 1829 Capt. Hugh PIGOT, Sheerness.
    Capt. David COLBY, 03/1831.
    Capt. Thomas BROWN, 09/1831, Portsmouth.
  • 1833 Capt. Edward CHETHAM, 05/1833, Mediterranean.
  • 1835 Out of commission at Plymouth.


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