HMS Berwick (1743)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Berwick.
History
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Name: HMS Berwick
Ordered: 5 December 1740
Builder: Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 13 June 1743
Fate: Broken up, 1760
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 1733 proposals 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1280
Length: 151 ft (46.0 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 43 ft 5 in (13.2 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft 9 in (5.4 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 70 guns:
  • Gundeck: 26 × 24-pounders
  • Upper gundeck: 26 × 12-pounders
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 6-pounders
  • Forecastle: 4 × 6-pounders

HMS Berwick was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built to the 1733 proposals of the 1719 Establishment at Deptford Dockyard, and launched on 13 June 1743.[1] It participated in the Battle of Toulon under the command of Sir Edward Hawke.

Berwick was broken up in 1760.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 171.

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.