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HMS Drake (1770)  (8th)
Sloop 12-gun

    
This the eighth ship to carry the name HMS Drake was a 12-gun, sloop

Bought 1770, 111ft long, 30ft 6in wide and of 462 tons builders measurement. Armed with 12 x 6pdr guns.

Renamed HMS Resolution, a discovery ship, 25-Dec-1771.

Captured by the French ship Sphinx  09-Jun-1782 in the East Indies.

 

Other HMS Drake
- 1st  HMS Drake
- 2nd HMS Drake
- 3rd HMS Drake
- 4th HMS Drake
- 5th HMS Drake
- 6th HMS Drake
- 7th HMS Drake
- 8th HMS Drake
- 9th HMS Drake
- 10th HMS Drake
- 11th HMS Drake
- 12th HMS Drake
- 13th HMS Drake
- 14th HMS Drake
- 15th HMS Drake
- 16th HMS Drake
- 17th HMS Drake
- 18th HMS Drake

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This page last edited - 29 July, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.