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Revenge

 

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(Schooner: tonnage 90; length 60; beam 166; depth of hold 66; complement 30; armament 1 long 18-pounder and several carronades)

 

The fifth Revenge, was built in 1808 at Charleston, S.C., as Gunboat No. 158 by James Ingraham & Sons. After service patrolling the southern coast, the schooner was laid up at Charleston from 1817 to 1822. She was then placed in service and operated in Commodore David Porter’s Mosquito Fleet in the West Indies suppressing piracy through 1824.



25 September 2005