HMS Swiftsure (1804)
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|Builder||Henry Adams, Bucklers Hard|
|Laid down||February 1802|
|Launched||23 July 1804|
|Fate||Sold out of the service, 1845|
|Notes||Receiving ship from 1819|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type||Swiftsure class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen||1724 (bm)|
|Length||173 ft (53 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam||47 ft 6 in (14.48 m)|
|Depth of hold||20 ft 9 in (6.32 m)|
|Sail plan||Full-rigged ship|
This Swiftsure became a receiving ship in 1819, In September 1844, she heeled over and sank at Portchester, Hampshire. In November 1844, she was in use as a target ship by HMS Excellent. She was sold out of the service in 1845.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p185.
- "Naval Intelligence". The Times. No. 18727. London. 27 September 1844. col C, p. 8.
- "Naval Intelligence". The Times. No. 18771. London. 18 November 1844. col E, p. 7.
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