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HMS Leviathan (1790)  (2nd)
3rd Rate 74-gun 

    
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Leviathan was a third rate, 74-gun ship-of-the-line.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, launched 09-Oct-1790, 172ft long, 48ft wide, and of 1,707 tons builders measurement.

Fought at the Battle of Trafalgar where she sustained light damage, with 4 of her crew killed and 22 wounded. (see: Fleets after the Battle).

Used as a convict ship Oct-1816.

Used as a target Oct-1846.

Sold 07-Aug-1848.

Won the Battle Honours: First of June 1794, Minorca 1798 and Trafalgar 1805.

 

 

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This page last edited - 05 December, 2012.

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