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HMS Duke (1728)  (3rd)
2nd Rate 90-gun

    
This the third ship to carry the name HMS Duke was originally HMS Vanguard, renamed 1728.

A second rate, 90-gun, ship-of-the-line, built at Portsmouth Dockyard 1678 as a 2nd Rate, three-decker, with an establishment of 90-guns in war at home, and 82-guns at war overseas or in peace, and a tonnage of 1,357 builders measurement (bm).

She was overset and sunk in River Medway 26-Nov-1703, then raised 1704. Following this she was rebuilt at Chatham by 1710 when her tonnage was increased to 1,551 bm.

Another rebuild followed in when her tonnage was increased to 1,625 bm, and name changed to HMS Duke 26-Jul-1728.

Finally broken up at Plymouth Aug-1769

Won the Battle Honour: Quiberon Bay 1759.

 

 

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This page last edited - 13 November, 2012.

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