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HMS Avenger (1779)  (1st)
Sloop 8-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Avenger was an 8-gun sloop.

Originally HMS Lucifer an 8-gun, fireship.

Built by Randall of Rotherhithe and bought while on the stocks. Launched 09-Oct-1778, 98ft long, 28ft 6in wide and of 339 tons builders measurement.

Renamed HMS Avenger 13-Dec-1778.

Sold 12-Jun-1783 at New York.

 

 

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This page last edited - 15 November, 2012.

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