HMS Dublin (1757)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Dublin.
History
Royal Navy EnsignGreat Britain
Name: HMS Dublin
Ordered: 26 August 1755
Builder: Deptford dockyard
Launched: 6 May 1757
Commissioned: April 1757
Decommissioned: February 1783
Out of service: 13 May 1784
Fate: Broken up, 1784
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Dublin-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 15626394 (bm)
Length: 165 ft 6 in (50.44 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 46 ft 6 in (14.17 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 74 guns:
  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 9 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 4 × 9 pdrs

HMS Dublin was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 6 May 1757 at Deptford.[1]

She was broken up in 1784.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 176.

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.