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HMS Royal Oak (1769)

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Name  HMS Royal Oak
Laid down  May 1766
Construction started  May 1766
Builder  Plymouth Dockyard
Ordered  16 November 1765
Fate  Broken up, 1815
Launched  13 November 1769
Notes  Participated in Battle of the Chesapeake
Class and type  Royal Oak-class ship of the line

HMS Royal Oak was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 13 November 1769 at Plymouth.

She fought at the Battle of the Chesapeake in 1781.

Royal Oak was converted for use as a prison ship in 1796, and was broken up in 1815.

References

HMS Royal Oak (1769) Wikipedia


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