HMS Jersey (1698)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Jersey.
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Jersey
Ordered: 1695
Builder: Moore & Nye, East Cowes
Launched: 24 November 1698
Fate: Sunk, 1763
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 677 long tons (687.9 t)
Length: 132 ft 1 in (40.3 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 34 ft 2 in (10.4 m)
Depth of hold: 13 ft 8 in (4.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 50 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Jersey was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, and launched on 24 November 1698.[1]

She was converted to serve as a hulk in 1731, and was sunk in 1763.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p164.

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.