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HMS Lightning (1691)  (1st)
Fireship 8-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Lightning was an 8-gun, fireship.

Built by Taylor of Cuckold's Point, launched 20-Mar-1691, 91ft long, 25ft wide and of 270 tons builders measurement.

Captured by the French 24-Nov-1705.

Won the Battle Honours: Barfleur 1692, Vigo 1702 and Velez Malaga 1704.

 

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- 6th HMS Lightning
- 7th HMS Lightning
- 8th HMS Lightning
- 9th HMS Lightning
- 10th HMS Lightning

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This page last edited - 13 February, 2013.

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