HMS Hope (1678)

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Name: HMS Hope
Builder: Castle, Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 1678
Captured: 1695
General characteristics as built[1]
Class and type: 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1,058 long tons (1,075.0 t)
Length: 151 ft 5 in (46.2 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 40 ft (12.2 m)
Depth of hold: 16 ft 9 in (5.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 70 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Hope was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, launched at Deptford Dockyard in 1678.[1]

Hope was captured in 1695.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p162.


  • 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.