HMS Buckingham (1751)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Buckingham.
Buckingham on the stocks at Deptford
|Career (Great Britain)|
|Ordered:||15 November 1745|
|Launched:||13 April 1751|
|Renamed:||HMS Grampus, 1771|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||1745 Establishment 70-gun third rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1,436 long tons (1,459.0 t)|
|Length:||160 ft (48.8 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||45 ft (13.7 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 4 in (5.9 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
In 1771, she was converted to serve as a storeship and was renamed Grampus. She remained in this role until her loss in 1778.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 173.
- 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.
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