HMS Conqueror (1758)

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Royal Navy EnsignGreat Britain
Name: HMS Conqueror
Builder: Barnard, Harwich
Launched: 24 May 1758
Fate: Wrecked, 1760
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 68-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 14321194 (bm)
Length: 160 ft (49 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 45 ft (14 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 4 in (5.89 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 68 guns:
  • Gundeck: 26 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 12 × 9 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 2 × 9 pdrs

HMS Conqueror was a 68-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 24 May 1758 at Harwich.[1]

She was wrecked in 1760.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 177.

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.