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HMS Greenwich

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Six ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Greenwich after the town of Greenwich, now part of London:

  • HMS Greenwich was a 54-gun fourth-rate launched in 1666. She was rebuilt in 1699 and again in 1730, before being wrecked in 1744.
  • HMS Greenwich was a 50-gun fourth-rate launched in 1747 and captured by the French in 1757.
  • HMS Greenwich was a 26-gun sixth-rate East Indiaman purchased in 1777 and sold in 1783.
  • HMS Greenwich was a 12-gun sloop captured from the Americans in 1778 and wrecked in 1789.
  • HMS Greenwich was previously HMS Rodney, a 74-gun third-rate launched in 1809. She was renamed Greenwich in 1827 and rearmed to 50 guns before being sold in 1836.
  • HMS Greenwich was a Greek merchantman, converted on the stocks to a depot ship and launched in 1915. She was sold into mercantile service in 1946 and renamed Hembury.
  • References

    HMS Greenwich Wikipedia

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