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HMS Glasgow (1814) (4th)
4th Rate 50-gun

    
This the fourth HMS Glasgow was a fourth rate, 50-gun ship constructed of pitch pine.

Built by Wigram & Green, of Blackwall, launched 21-Feb-1814, 159ft long, 42ft wide and of 1,260 tons builders measurement.

Armed with 28 x  24pdr guns. She was built as one of forty ships to counter the large and powerful United States frigates. The war soon ended, but not before Glasgow was rated as one of the best gunnery ships in the Navy. 


Broken up at Chatham by 29-Jan-1829

Won the Battle Honour: Algiers 1816 and Navarino 1827.

 

Other HMS Glasgow
- 1st HMS Glasgow
- 2nd HMS Glasgow
- 3rd HMS Glasgow
- 4th HMS Glasgow
- 5th HMS Glasgow
- 6th HMS Glasgow
- 7th HMS Glasgow
- 8th HMS Glasgow

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This page last edited - 26 November, 2012.

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