HMS Centurion (1650)
|Builder:||Peter Pett I, Ratcliffe|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Fourth rate frigate|
|Tons burthen:||531 long tons (539.5 t)|
|Length:||104 ft (31.7 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|Depth of hold:||12 ft 6 in (3.8 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||40 guns (1660); 48 guns (1677)|
HMS Centurion was a 40-gun fourth rate frigate of the English Royal Navy, originally built for the navy of the Commonwealth of England by Peter Pett I at Ratcliffe, and launched in 1650. By 1677 her armament had been increased to 48 guns.
Centurion was wrecked in 1689.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 160.
- 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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