HMS Gloucester (1654)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Gloucester.
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Speaker-class frigate|
|Tons burthen:||755 long tons (767.1 t)|
|Length:||117 ft (35.7 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||34 ft 10 in (10.6 m)|
|Depth of hold:||14 ft 6 in (4.4 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||50 guns (at launch); 60 guns (1677)|
HMS Gloucester was a 50-gun third rate Speaker-class frigate built for the navy of the Commonwealth of England at Limehouse, and launched in 1654. By 1677 her armament had been increased to 60 guns.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p159.
- 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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