HMS Surprize (1746)
|Career (Great Britain)|
|Ordered:||11 August 1744|
|Builder:||James Wyatt & John Major, Bucklers Hard|
|Laid down:||September 1745|
|Launched:||27 January 1746|
|Fate:||Sold to be broken up on 17 July 1770|
|Class and type:||sixth rate|
|Tons burthen:||508 tons bm|
|Length:||112 ft 6 in (34.3 m) (gundeck)
91 ft 10 in (28.0 m) (keel)
|Beam:||32 ft 3 in (9.8 m)|
|Depth of hold:||11 ft 1 in (3.4 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||24 guns comprising 22 x 9-pounders (20 on upper deck, 2 on lower deck) and 2 x 3-pounders (on quarter deck).|
HMS Surprize was a 24-gun sixth rate ship of the Royal Navy. She was built to the 1741 revised specifications of the 1719 Establishment by James Wyatt and John Major at Bucklers Hard on the Beaulieu River in Hampshire and launched on 27 January 1745.
She was broken up in 1770.
- Winfield, Rif, British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714–1792: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Seaforth Publishing, 2007. ISBN 978-1-84415-700-6.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
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