HMS Superb (1736)
|Ordered:||4 September 1733|
|Launched:||27 August 1736|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1757|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||1733 proposals 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line|
|Length:||144 ft (43.9 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||41 ft 5 in (12.6 m)|
|Depth of hold:||16 ft 11 in (5.2 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
A collection of letters from Captain Thomas Sanders at the Navy Historical Center in Washington D. C. shows Superb took part in the Siege of Louisbourg (1745) as the flagship of Commodore Peter Warren "Commanding His Majesty's Ships in the North Atlantic" under command of Captain Tiddeman.
Superb was broken up in 1757.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p171.
- 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.
- Letters to Captain Thomas Saunders and other documents related to the conduct of the Lewisburg (Louisbourg) Campaign of 1745, 29 October 1730 - October 1780, Department of the Navy - Navy Historical Center, Washington D.C.
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