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HMS Captain (1678)

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Name  HMS Captain
Tons burthen  1,164
Depth of hold  17 ft 2 in (5.2 m)
Length  46 m
Fate  Broken up, 1762
Beam  39 ft 10 in (12.1 m)
Launched  1678
Builder  Deptford Dockyard
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Class and type  70-gun third rate ship of the line

HMS Captain was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched at Woolwich Dockyard in 1678.

She underwent her first rebuild at Portsmouth Dockyard, where she was reconstructed as a 70-gun third rate built to the 1706 Establishment, and relaunched on 6 July 1708. Her second rebuild also took place at Portsmouth, from where she was relaunched on 21 May 1722 as a 70-gun third rate of the 1719 Establishment.

Captain was hulked in 1739, and eventually broken up in 1762.

References

HMS Captain (1678) Wikipedia


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