HMS Royal Oak (1769)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Royal Oak.
|Name:||HMS Royal Oak|
|Ordered:||16 November 1765|
|Laid down:||May 1766|
|Launched:||13 November 1769|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1815|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Royal Oak-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1606 tons (1631.8 tonnes)|
|Length:||168 ft 6 in (51.36 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||46 ft 9 in (14.25 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
She fought at the Battle of the Chesapeake in 1781.
Citations and notes
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p179.
- 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.
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