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HMS James (1634)

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Name  James
Fate  Sold, 1682
Launched  1634
Renamed  Old James in 1660
Tons burthen  875 bm
Designer  Phineas Pett II
Builder  Phineas Pett II, Deptford Dockyard
Class and type  48-gun second-rank ship of the line

James was a 48-gun second rank ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, built by Phineas Pett II at Deptford Dockyard and launched in 1634.

In 1660, at the Restoration of the English monarchy, the 70-gun Richard was renamed Royal James and James became known as Old James; her armament had by this time been increased to 60 guns.

Old James was sold out of the navy in 1682.

References

HMS James (1634) Wikipedia


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