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HMS Lightning (1779)  (4th)
Fireship 14-gun

    
This the eighth ship to carry the name HMS Lightning was a 14-gun, fireship.

Originally a 14-gun, sloop, (Lovely Lass), Bought 1776 and renamed HMS Sylph, 85ft long, 26ft wide and of 274 tons builders measurement.

Converted to a fireship, and renamed HMS Lightning, 25-Aug-1779.

Sold 01-May-1783.

 

Other HMS Lightning
- 1st  HMS Lightning
- 2nd HMS Lightning
- 3rd HMS Lightning
- 4th HMS Lightning
- 5th HMS Lightning
- 6th HMS Lightning
- 7th HMS Lightning
- 8th HMS Lightning
- 9th HMS Lightning
- 10th HMS Lightning

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This page last edited - 18 February, 2013.

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