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HMS Norfolk (1693)  (1st)
3rd Rate 80-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Norfolk was a third rate, 80/72-gun ship-of-the-line.

Build by Winter , of Southampton, ordered 21-Dec-1691, launched 28-Mar-1693, 156ft 6in long on the deck, 129ft 3in long at the keel, 41ft 6in wide, 17ft 4in depth in the hold, and of 1,184 tons builders measurement (bm).

She had an establishment of 80-guns and 500 men in war at home waters, or 72-guns and 355 men in peace or war overseas.

Rebuilt at Plymouth 1728 with an increased tonnage of 1,393 tons bm.

Renamed Princess Amelia 01-Nov-1755.

Used for harbour service from Apr-1777, and transferred to the Customs Service Nov-1788.

Won the Battle Honour: Velez Malaga 1704.

 

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- 2nd HMS Norfolk
- 3rd HMS Norfolk
- 4th HMS Norfolk
- 5th HMS Norfolk

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This page last edited - 03 November, 2012.

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