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HMS Royal George (1788)

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Name  HMS Royal George
Laid down  June 1784
Construction started  June 1784
Length  58 m
Builder  Chatham Dockyard
Fate  Broken up, 1822
Launched  16 September 1788
Honours and awards  Participated in Battle of Groix Glorious First of June
Class and type  100-gun first rate ship of the line

HMS Royal George was a 100-gun first rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched from Chatham Dockyard on 16 September 1788. She was designed by Sir Edward Hunt, and Queen Charlotte was the only other ship built to her draught. She was the fifth ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name.

Royal George served as the flagship at the Battle of Groix and wore the flag of Admiral Alexander Hood at the Glorious First of June. In 1807 she served as the flagship of Admiral Sir John Duckworth during the Alexandria expedition of 1807.

She was broken up in 1822.


HMS Royal George (1788) Wikipedia

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