HMS Princess Amelia (1757)
|Ordered:||25 April 1751|
|Builder:||Woolwich Dockyard, M/Shipwright Thomas Fellowes, followed by Thomas Slade, Adam Hayes, Edward Allin, and Israel Pownoll|
|Launched:||7 March 1757|
|Renamed:||HMS Princess Amelia on 1 November 1755|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||1745 Establishment 80-gun third rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1579 39⁄94 (bm)|
|Length:||165 ft 0 in (50.3 m) (gundeck); 133 ft 0 in (40.5 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||47 ft 3 in (14.4 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft 0 in (6.1 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
Princess Amelia was lent to the Board of Customs in November 1788, and thereby deleted from the Navy List. She arrived at Sheerness on 24 March 1818 from Stangate Creek. The Admiralty then sold her on 11 June 1818 to a Mr. Snooks for £2,610.
- Winfield (2008), p.28.
- Ross, Sir John. Memoirs of Admiral de Saumarez Vol 1.
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