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HMS Mary (1704)

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Name  HMS Mary
Launched  12 May 1704
Fate  Sold, 1766
HMS Mary (1704)
Builder  Shortis, Chatham Dockyard
Renamed  HMS Princess Mary, 1742
Class and type  60-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen  914 long tons (928.7 t)

HMS Mary was a 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Chatham Dockyard and launched on 12 May 1704.

In 1724, Mary fought in battle against the Spanish Catalán.

Orders were issued on 15 December 1736 for Mary to be taken to pieces and rebuilt according to the 1733 proposals of the 1719 Establishment at Portsmouth, from where she was relaunched on 5 October 1742, and renamed HMS Princess Mary.

Princess Mary served until 1766, when she was sold out of the navy.

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HMS Mary (1704) Wikipedia


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