HMS Crown (1782)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Crown.
History
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Name: HMS Crown
Builder: Perry, Blackwall Yard
Laid down: September 1779
Launched: 15 March 1782
Fate: Broken up, 1816
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Crown-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1405 894 (bm)
Length: 160 ft 5 in (48.90 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 44 ft 10 in (13.67 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 3.5 in (5.880 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 64 guns:
  • Gundeck: 26 × 24 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 26 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 10 × 4 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 2 × 9 pdrs

HMS Crown was a 64-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 15 March 1782 at Blackwall Yard.[1]

She was converted to serve as a prison ship in 1798, and was broken up in 1816.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 181.

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.