HMS Greyhound (1702)

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Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Greyhound
Builder: Hubbard, Ipswich
Launched: 1702
Fate: Wrecked, 1711
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 494 long tons (501.9 t)
Length: 114 ft (34.7 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 50 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Greyhound was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Ipswich and launched in 1702.[1]

Greyhound served until 1711, when she was wrecked.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p166.

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.