HMS Orford (1749)
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|Ordered:||31 August 1745|
|Laid down:||24 February 1746|
|Launched:||15 November 1749|
|Fate:||Sunk as a breakwater, Sheerness, 1783|
|Class and type:||1745 Establishment 70-gun third rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1,414 56⁄94 (bm)|
|Beam:||45 ft 0 in (13.7 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 4 in (5.9 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
Orford was placed on harbour service in 1777, and in 1783 she was sunk to form part of a breakwater.
- Winfield 2007, p.53
- Winfield, Rif (2007). British Warships of the Age of Sail 1714–1792: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Barnsley, United Kingdom: Seaforth. ISBN 9781844157006.
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