HMS Reserve (1704)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Reserve and HMS Sutherland.
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Reserve
Builder: Harding, Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 18 March 1704
Renamed: HMS Sutherland, 1716
Fate: Broken up, 1754
Notes: Hospital ship from 1741
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 676 long tons (686.8 t)
Length: 130 ft (39.6 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 34 ft 5 12 in (10.5 m)
Depth of hold: 13 ft 6 12 in (4.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 50 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Reserve was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Deptford Dockyard and launched on 18 March 1704.[1]

Reserve was renamed HMS Sutherland in 1716, and converted to serve as a hospital ship in 1741. Sutherland was broken up in 1754.[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.