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HMS Winchester (1693)

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Name  HMS Winchester
Beam  38 ft 2 in (11.6 m)
Builder  Bursledon
Fate  Foundered, 1695
Launched  11 April 1693
Class and type  60-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen  941 long tons (956.1 t)
Length  146 ft 2.5 in (44.6 m) (gundeck)

HMS Winchester was a 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, launched at Bursledon on 11 April 1693.

In 1695, Winchester foundered on Carysfort Reef in the Florida Keys and was lost. The remains of the wreck—now consisting of nothing more than cannonballs—were discovered in 1938 lying approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of the Carysfort Reef Light.

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HMS Winchester (1693) Wikipedia


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