HMS Centurion (1691)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Centurion.
History
Royal Navy EnsignGreat Britain
Name: HMS Centurion
Builder: Harding, Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 1691
Fate: Broken up, 1728
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 614
Length: 125 ft 8.5 in (38.3 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 33 ft 2 in (10.1 m)
Depth of hold: 13 ft 5 in (4.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 50 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Centurion was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched in 1691 at Deptford Dockyard.[1]

She served until 1728, when she was broken up.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p. 164.

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.