HMS Triumph (1698)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Triumph and HMS Prince.
History
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Name: HMS Triumph
Builder: Lee, Chatham Dockyard
Launched: 1698
Renamed: HMS Prince, 1714
Fate: Broken up, 1773
Notes:
General characteristics as built[1]
Class and type: 90-gun second rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1482 bm
Length: 160 ft 1 in (48.8 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 46 ft 1.5 in (14.1 m)
Depth of hold: 18 ft 3 in (5.6 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 90 guns of various weights of shot
General characteristics after 1750 rebuild[2]
Class and type: 1741 proposals 90-gun second rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1677 bm
Length: 168 ft (51.2 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 48 ft (14.6 m)
Depth of hold: 20 ft 2 in (6.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 90 guns:
  • Gundeck: 26 × 32 pdrs
  • Middle gundeck: 26 × 18 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 26 × 12 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 10 × 6 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 2 × 6 pdrs

HMS Triumph was a 90-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched at Chatham Dockyard in 1698. She was renamed HMS Prince in 1714.[1]

On 13 December 1742 Prince was ordered to be taken to pieces and rebuilt at Chatham, according to the 1741 proposals of the 1719 Establishment. She was relaunched on 8 August 1750.[2]

Prince continued to serve until 1773, when she was broken up.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p164.
  2. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p171.
  3. ^ Ships of the Old Navy, Triumph.

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.
  • Michael Phillips. Triumph (90) (1698). Michael Phillips' Ships of the Old Navy. Retrieved 1 February 2008.