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HMS Windsor Castle (1679)

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Name  HMS Windsor Castle
Commissioned  1690
Launched  4 March 1679
Ordered  5 May 1677
Fate  Wrecked, 28 April 1693
Builder  Thomas Shish, Woolwich Dockyard
Class and type  90-gun second rate ship of the line

HMS Windsor Castle was a 90-gun second rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, built by Thomas Shish at Woolwich Dockyard, and launched in 1679.

Windsor Castle commissioned in 1690 under Captain George Churchill and took part in the Battle of Beachy Head on 30 June 1690. In 1692 she was under the command of Captain Peregrine Osborne, and took part in the Battle of Barfleur on 19–24 May 1692. In 1693 she was commanded by Captain John Munden, but was wrecked on the Goodwin Sands in April 1693.

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