HMS St George (1622)

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History
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Name: HMS St George
Builder: Burrell, Deptford
Launched: 1622
Fate: Sunk as a blockship, 1697
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 42-gun Great ship
Tons burthen: 895 Builders Old Measurement
Length: 110 ft (34 m) (keel)
Beam: 37 ft (11 m)
Depth of hold: 16 ft 6 in (5.03 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 42 guns of various weights of shot

HMS St George, sometimes written as HMS George,[1] was a 42-gun great ship of the English Royal Navy, built by Andrew Burrell at Deptford and launched in 1622.[1] By 1660 her armament had been increased to 56 guns.[1]

St George was hulked in 1687,[1] and sunk as a blockship in 1697.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p158.

References[edit]

  • 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.