HMS Marlborough (1807)

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Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Marlborough
Ordered: 31 January 1805
Builder: Barnard, Deptford
Laid down: August 1805
Launched: 22 June 1807
Fate: Broken up, 1835
General characteristics [1]
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)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:

74 guns:

  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 4 × 12 pdrs, 10 × 32 pdr carronades
  • Forecastle: 4 × 12 pdrs, 2 × 32 pdr carronades
  • Poop deck: 6 × 18 pdr carronades

HMS Marlborough was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 22 June 1807 at Deptford.[1] In 1808, she helped escort the Portuguese royal family in its flight from Portugal to Brazil.

Marlborough was broken up in 1835.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p188.

References[edit]

  • Hannings, Bud. (2012). The War of 1812: A Complete Chronology with Biographies of 63 General Officers. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-6385-5
  • 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.