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epairs, for the following fifteen ships, between 1800 and 1820, The list would have been still farther enlarged, but the returns for other ships during some portion of the above period are imperfect:
Name of Ship.No.
of Guns.When built.Repaired fromCost.
Vengeance,74--1800 to 1807£84,720
Ildefonso,74--1807 to 180885,195
Scipio,74--1807 to 180960,785
Tremendous,74--1807 to 1810135,397
Elephant,74--1808 to 181167,007
Spencer,7418001809 to 1813124,186
Romulus,74--1810 to 181273,141
Albion,7418021810 to 1813102,295
Donegal,74--1812 to 1815101,367
Implacable,74--1813 to 181559,865
Illustrious,7418031813 to 181674,184
Northumberland,74--1814 to 181559,795
Kent,74--1814 to 181888,357
Sultan,7418071816 to 181861,518
Sterling Castle,74 1816 to 181865,280
This table, although incomplete, gives for the above fifteen ships, during a period of less than twenty years, the cost of timber alone used in their repair, an average of about $400,000 each.
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