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|Ordered:||9 September 1756|
|Launched:||3 November 1758|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||68-gun third rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1428 76⁄94 (bm)|
|Length:||160 ft (49 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||45 ft (14 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 4 in (5.89 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
The following year, in March 1760, she sailed for the West Indies under Captain Lucius O'Brien. With the aid of the cutter Griffin, in September of that year she recaptured the sloop Virgin off Grenada.
- 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.