HMS Alfred (1778)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Alfred.
|Ordered:||13 August 1772|
|Laid down:||November 1772|
|Launched:||22 October 1778|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1814|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Alfred-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1638 (bm)|
|Length:||169 ft (52 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 2 in (14.38 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
Fc: 4 × 9-pounder guns
She fought at the Battle of Cape St Vincent in 1780.
Alfred was broken up in 1814.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 180.
- 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.
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