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HMS Chatham (1758)  (7th)
4th Rate 50-gun

    
This the seventh HMS Chatham was a 4th Rate 50-gun ship. 

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard, launched 25-Apr-1758, 147ft long, 40ft 6in wide and of 1,052 tons builders measurement.

She participated in the 50 hour bombardment of shipping at Le Havre in July 1759 and Admiral Hawke's subsequent victory over a French fleet at Quiberon Bay in that November where she gained her first battle honour.

She was used for harbour service from Mar-1793.

Used as a convalescent ship at Plymouth, moved to Falmouth 1797,  became a powder hulk at Chatham Dec-1805, renamed Tilbury 29-Jun-1810.

Broken up at Chatham, May-1814.

Won the Battle Honour: Quiberon Bay 1759.

 

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This page last edited - 15 November, 2012.