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HMS Exeter (1680)  (1st)
3rd Rate 70-gun

    
The 1st HMS Exeter was a third rate, 70 gun Ship-of-the-line. 

Built by Johnson Shipbuilders of Blackwall, she was launched in 1680. 150ft long and 38ft wide, and of 1,030 tons builders measurement.

Survived the Battle of Beachy Head on 20-June-1690, against the French.

While at Plymouth on 12-Sept-1691 she was damaged in an explosion, after which she was classed as a hulk in 1697.

On 24-May-1697 she was ordered to be broken up, which was done in Portsmouth in 1717.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This page last edited - 28 October, 2012.

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