HMS Bombay Castle (1782)
|Career (Great Britain)|
|Name:||HMS Bombay Castle|
|Ordered:||14 July 1779|
|Builder:||Perry, Blackwall Yard|
|Laid down:||June 1780|
|Launched:||14 June 1782|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Elizabeth-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1628 bm|
|Length:||168 ft 6 in (51.36 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||46 ft (14 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
Gundeck: 28 × 32-pounder guns
HMS Bombay Castle was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 14 June 1782 at Blackwall Yard. She was wrecked in 1796, foundered in the shoals of the Tagus River's mouth.
Citations and notes
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 179.
- 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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