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HMS Mars (1794)  (5th)
3rd Rate 74-gun 

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

Built a Deptford Dockyard, launched 25-Oct-1794, 176ft long, 49ft wide, and of 1,842 tons builders measurement.

Fought at the battle of Trafalgar where she was badly damaged with 29 of her crew killed and 69 wounded. (see: Fleets after the Battle).

Broken up Oct-1823.

Won the Battle Honours: Cornwallis' Retreat 1795, 'Hercule' 1798 and Trafalgar 1805.

 

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- 1st  HMS Mars
- 2nd HMS Mars
- 3rd HMS Mars
- 4th HMS Mars
- 5th HMS Mars
- 6th HMS Mars
- 7th HMS Mars

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This page last edited - 04 December, 2012.

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