Girish Mahajan

HMS Dartmouth (1698)

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Name  HMS Dartmouth
Builder  Parker, Southampton
Launched  3 March 1698
Draft  4.5 m
Ordered  1695
Out of service  8 October 1747
Weight  712 tons
Beam  12 m
Fate  Blew up and sank in battle, 1747
Class and type  50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line
Place built  Southampton, United Kingdom

HMS Dartmouth was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 3 March 1698 at Southampton.

She was rebuilt according to the 1706 Establishment at Woolwich Dockyard, relaunching on 7 August 1716. On 8 October 1736, Dartmouth was ordered to be taken to pieces at Woolwich and rebuilt according to the 1733 proposals of the 1719 Establishment. She was relaunched on 22 April 1741.

Fate

Dartmouth blew up near Cape St Vincent on 8 October 1747 in action with the Spanish ship of the line Glorioso.

References

HMS Dartmouth (1698) Wikipedia


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