HMS Jersey (1654)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Jersey.
|Captured:||1691, by the French|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Fourth rate frigate|
|Tons burthen:||560 long tons (569.0 t)|
|Length:||101 ft 10 in (31.0 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||32 ft 2 in (9.8 m)|
|Depth of hold:||13 ft 2 in (4.0 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||40 guns (1660); 48 guns (1677)|
HMS Jersey was a 40-gun Fourth rate frigate of the English Royal Navy, originally built for the navy of the Commonwealth of England at Maldon, and launched in 1654. By 1677 her armament had been increased to 48 guns.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p160.
- Diary of Samuel Pepys, Saturday, 13 March 1669.
- 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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