HMS Winchester (1693)
|Launched:||11 April 1693|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||60-gun fourth rate ship of the line|
|Length:||146 ft 2.5 in (44.6 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||38 ft 2 in (11.6 m)|
|Depth of hold:||15 ft 11 in (4.9 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||60 guns of various weights of shot|
In 1695, Winchester foundered on Carysfort Reef in the Florida Keys and was lost. The remains of the wreck—now consisting of nothing more than cannonballs—were discovered in 1938 lying approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of the Carysfort Reef Light.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 163.
- Diving at dive site Carysfort Reef South and HMS Winchester. Greatest Dive Sites. Retrieved 7 November 2008.
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