HMS Buckingham (1731)

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History
Royal Navy EnsignGreat Britain
Name: HMS Buckingham
Ordered: 22 March 1727
Builder: Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 13 April 1731
Fate: Broken up, 1745
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 1719 Establishment 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1128
Length: 151 ft (46 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 41 ft 6 in (12.65 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft 4 in (5.28 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 70 guns:
  • Gundeck: 26 × 24 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 26 × 12 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 6 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 4 × 6 pdrs

HMS Buckingham was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Deptford Dockyard to the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 13 April 1731.[1]

Buckingham served until 1745 when she was broken up.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 169.

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.