HMS Berwick (1679)

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History
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Name: HMS Berwick
Builder: Phineas Pett II, Chatham Dockyard
Launched: 1679
Fate: Broken up, 1723
General characteristics as built[1]
Class and type: 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1,089 long tons (1,106.5 t)
Length: 150 ft 10 in (46.0 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 40 ft (12.2 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft (5.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 70 guns of various weights of shot
General characteristics after 1700 rebuild[2]
Class and type: 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1,090 long tons (1,107.5 t)
Length: 150 ft 9 in (45.9 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 40 ft 5.5 in (12.3 m)
Depth of hold: 16 ft 10 in (5.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 70 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Berwick was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built by Phineas Pett II at Chatham Dockyard and launched in 1679.[1]

She was rebuilt at Deptford in 1700, again as a 70-gun third rate, and was hulked in 1715.[2]

Berwick was broken up in 1723.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 162.
  2. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 166.

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.