English ship Leopard (1635)
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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Leopard.
|Ordered:||1 March 1634|
|Builder:||Peter Pett I, Woolwich|
|Launched:||11 March 1635|
|Captured:||4 March 1653, by the Dutch|
|Acquired:||4 March 1653|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||34-gun third-rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||516 (550.3 by later calculation)|
|Length:||95 ft (29 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||33 ft (10 m)|
|Depth of hold:||12 ft 4 in (3.76 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full-rigged ship|
|Armament:||36 guns of various weights of shot|
During the First Anglo-Dutch War, Leopard was captured by the Eendracht of the Dutch Republic at the Battle of Leghorn on 3 March 1653, with the loss of 70 men killed and 54 wounded. In Dutch service she was renamed Luipaard.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p158.
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