HMS Foresight (1650)
|Ordered:||24 December 1649|
|Builder:||Jonas Shish, Deptford|
|Fate:||Wrecked, 4 July 1698|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Fourth rate frigate|
|Tons burthen:||522 long tons (530.4 t)|
|Length:||102 ft (31.1 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||31 ft 1 in (9.5 m)|
|Depth of hold:||12 ft 9 in (3.9 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full-rigged ship|
|Armament:||40 guns (1660); 48 guns (1677)|
Foresight was a 40-gun fourth-rate frigate of the English Royal Navy, originally built for the navy of the Commonwealth of England at Deptford, and launched in 1650. By 1677 her armament had been increased to 48 guns.
Foresight was wrecked in 1698.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p160.
- 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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