HMS Princess Royal (1773)
|Name:||HMS Princess Royal|
|Ordered:||10 September 1767|
|Laid down:||31 October 1767|
|Launched:||18 October 1773|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1807|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Barfleur-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1973 (bm)|
|Length:||177 ft 6 in (54.10 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||50 ft 3 in (15.32 m)|
|Depth of hold:||21 ft (6.4 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Complement:||750 officers and men|
HMS Princess Royal was a 90-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 18 October 1773 at Portsmouth. During her career she was upgraded to a 98-gun ship, by the addition of eight 12 pdr guns to her quarterdeck.
She was broken up in 1807.
Citations and notes
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p179.
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