HMS York (1706)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other ships of the same name, see HMS York.
|Career (Great Britain)|
|Builder:||Lock, Plymouth Dockyard|
|Launched:||18 April 1706|
|Fate:||Sunk as a breakwater, 1750|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||60-gun fourth rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||745 long tons (757.0 t)|
|Length:||139 ft (42.4 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||34 ft 9 in (10.6 m)|
|Depth of hold:||14 ft 7 in (4.4 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||60 guns of various weights of shot|
York was lengthened in 1738, and remained in service until 1750, when she was sunk to form part of a breakwater.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 166.
- 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.
|This article about a ship of the line of the United Kingdom is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|