HMS Royal James
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Several ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Royal James:
- HMS Royal James, a 70-gun second-rate ship of the line launched in 1658 as the Richard, renamed in 1660 when she was reclassed as a first rate, and burnt by the Dutch in 1667.
- HMS Royal James, a 100-gun first-rate ship of the line launched in 1671, and burnt in action in 1672.
- HMS Royal James, a 100-gun first-rate ship of the line launched in 1675, renamed HMS Victory in 1691, rebuilt in 1695 and destroyed by fire in 1721.
- 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. pp161, 165.
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