HMS Marlborough (1807)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Marlborough.
|Ordered:||31 January 1805|
|Laid down:||August 1805|
|Launched:||22 June 1807|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1835|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Fame-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1754 bm|
|Length:||175 ft (53 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 6 in (14.48 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft 6 in (6.25 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
HMS Marlborough was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 22 June 1807 at Deptford. In 1808, she helped escort the Portuguese royal family in its flight from Portugal to Brazil.
Marlborough was broken up in 1835.
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