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HMS Chatham (1741)  (6th)
Yacht 6-gun

    
This the sixth HMS Chatham was a 6-gun, yacht.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, 59ft long and 18ft wide and of 74 tons builders measurement (bm), armed with 6 x 2pdr guns.

She was rebuilt in 1793 with her tonnage increased to 93 tons bm.

Then rebuilt again 1842 as 104 tons bm. 

She was broken up at Chatham by 09-Mar-1867.

Her most famous duty was when she and her crew of 10 men had the honour of transporting the body of Lord Nelson from HMS Victory, at Sheerness, to Greenwich Hospital, where he lay in state until his funeral at St. Pauls.

 

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- 5th HMS Chatham
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- 8th HMS Chatham
- 9th HMS Chatham
- 10th HMS Chatham
- 11th HMS Chatham
- 12th HMS Chatham
- 13th HMS Chatham
- 14th HMS Chatham
- 15th HMS Chatham
- 16th HMS Chatham

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This page last edited - 20 October, 2012.