HMS Dublin (1757)

HMS Dublin was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 6 May 1757 at Deptford.[1]

History
Royal Navy EnsignGreat Britain
NameHMS Dublin
Ordered26 August 1755
BuilderDeptford dockyard
Laid down18 November 1755
Launched6 May 1757
CommissionedApril 1757
DecommissionedFebruary 1783
Out of service13 May 1784
FateBroken up, 1784
General characteristics [1]
Class and type Dublin-class ship of the line
Tons burthen15626394 (bm)
Length165 ft 6 in (50.44 m) (gundeck)
Beam46 ft 6 in (14.17 m)
Depth of hold19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)
PropulsionSails
Sail planFull-rigged ship
Armament
  • 74 guns:
  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 9 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 4 × 9 pdrs
Dublin the flagship of Andrew Rollo, 5th Lord Rollo at Roseau, Dominica on 6 June 1761
Shown here as a member Sir George Pocock's Blue Squadron, circa 1762

She was broken up in 1784.[1]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 176.

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.