HMS Henry (1656)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Henry.
History
Royal Navy EnsignEngland
Name: Dunbar
Builder: Callis, Deptford
Launched: 1656
Renamed: HMS Henry, 1660
Fate: Accidentally burnt, 1682
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 64-gun second rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1,082 long tons (1,099.4 t)
Length: 124 ft (37.8 m) (keel)
Beam: 40 ft 6 in (12.3 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft (5.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 64 guns (1660); 82 guns (1677)

Dunbar was a 64-gun second rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, originally built for the navy of the Commonwealth of England at Deptford, and launched in 1656.[1]

After the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660, she was renamed HMS Henry. By 1677 her armament had been increased to 82 guns. Henry was accidentally burnt in 1682.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p160.

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.