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HMS Crown (1660)  (1st)
4th Rate 48-gun

    
This the sixth ship to carry the name HMS Crown was a fourth rate, 48-gun, ship.

Originally HMS Taunton, built by Castle of Rotherhithe, launched 1654, 120ft long, 32ft wide and of 536 tons builders measurement (bm).

Renamed HMS Crown 1660.

Rebuilt at Deptford 1704 as 650 tons bm.

Wrecked under Saint Julian's Fort  29-Jan-1719 at the entrance to  River Tagus.

Won the Battle Honours: Gabbard 1653 (as Taunton), Four Days' Battle 1666, Orfordness 1666, Sole Bay 1672, Schooneveld 1673, Texel 1673 and Barfleur 1692.

 

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This page last edited - 26 March, 2013.

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