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HMS Bristol (1653)  (1st)
Ship 48-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Bristol was a 48-gun, ship.

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard, launched 1653, and of 532 tons builders measurement (bm).

Armed with 24 x 18pdr, 6 x 9pdr, 8 x 6pdr and 10 small guns.

Rebuilt at Deptford 1693, as 670 tons bm.

Captured by the French 12-Apr-1709.

Recaptured, but sunk in the English Channel 25-Apr-1709.

Won the Battle Honours: Santa Cruz 1657, Lowestoft 1665, Four Days' Battle 1666, Orfordness 1666, Sole Bay 1672 and Texel 1673.

 

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