HMS Elizabeth (1769)

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Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Elizabeth
Ordered: 6 November 1765
Builder: Portsmouth Dockyard
Laid down: 6 May 1766
Launched: 17 October 1769
Fate: Broken up, 1797
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: Elizabeth-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1617 tons (1642.9 tonnes)
Length: 168 ft 6 in (51.36 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 46 ft (14 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:

74 guns:

  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 9 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 4 × 9 pdrs
For other ships of the same name, see HMS Elizabeth.

HMS Elizabeth was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 17 October 1769 at Portsmouth Dockyard.[1]

She was broken up in 1797.[1]

Citations and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p179.

References[edit]

  • 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.