HMS Advice (1745)

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Name: HMS Advice
Ordered: 30 March 1744
Builder: Rowcliffe, Southampton
Launched: 26 February 1745
Fate: Broken up, 1756
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 1741 proposals 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 983
Length: 140 ft (42.7 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 40 ft (12.2 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft 2 12 in (5.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 50 guns:
  • Gundeck: 22 × 24-pounders
  • Upper gundeck: 22 × 12-pounders
  • Quarterdeck: 4 × 6-pounders
  • Forecastle: 2 × 6-pounders

HMS Advice was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Southampton to the dimensions laid down in the 1741 proposals of the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 26 February 1745.[1]

Advice served until she was broken up in 1756.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 172.

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.