HMS Lenox (1758)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Lenox.
History
Royal Navy EnsignGreat Britain
Name: HMS Lenox
Ordered: 17 November 1755
Builder: Chatham Dockyard
Launched: 25 February 1758
Fate: Sunk as breakwater, 1784
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Dublin-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 15793794 (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 Lenox was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 25 February 1758 at Chatham Dockyard.[1]

She was sunk as a breakwater in 1784.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p176.

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.