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HMS Elizabeth was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, launched at Deptford in 1679.[1]

History
Royal Navy EnsignEngland
Name: HMS Elizabeth
Builder: Castle, Deptford
Launched: 1679
Captured: 1704
General characteristics as built[1]
Class and type: 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1108
Length: 151 ft 8 in (46.2 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 40 ft 11.5 in (12.5 m)
Depth of hold: 16 ft 8.5 in (5.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 70 guns of various weights of shot
General characteristics after 1704 rebuild[2]
Class and type: 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1,152 long tons (1,170.5 t)
Length: 153 ft 3 in (46.7 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 41 ft 5.5 in (12.6 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft 1.5 in (5.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 70 guns of various weights of shot

Elizabeth was rebuilt as another 70-gun third rate at Portsmouth Dockyard in 1704, but was captured later that year.[2]

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p162.
  2. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p167.

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.