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HMS Exeter (1680)

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Name  HMS Exeter
Fate  Broken up in 1717
Builder  Blackwall Yard
Reclassified  Hulked, 1691
Launched  1680
Class and type  70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen  1,059 long tons (1,076.0 t)
Length  150 ft 8 in (45.9 m) (gundeck)

HMS Exeter was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, built by contract of 20 February 1678 by Henry Johnson at Blackwall Yard and launched in March 1680.

She was involved in the Battle of Beachy Head against France in 1690. However, the ship suffered damage from an explosion the next year and was hulked in 1691. She was broken up at Portsmouth in 1717.


HMS Exeter (1680) Wikipedia

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