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HMS Janus (1778)  (1st)
5th Rate 44-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Janus was a fifth rate, 44-gun, ship.

Built by Batson of Limehouse, launched 14-May-1778, 140ft long, 38ft wide and of 884 tons builders measurement.

Used as a storeship from Jan-1788.

Renamed HMS Dromedary 03-Mar-1788.

Wrecked 10-Aug-1800 off Trinidad.

 

Other HMS Janus
- 1st  HMS Janus
- 2nd HMS Janus
- 3rd HMS Janus
- 4th HMS Janus
- 5th HMS Janus
- 6th HMS Janus

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This page last edited - 20 December, 2012.

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