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HMS Nottingham (1703)  (1st)
4th Rate 60-gun

This the first ship to carry the name HMS Nottingham was a fourth rate, 60-gun ship.

Built at Deptford, launched Jun-1703, 146ft long, 38ft wide and of 924 tons builders measurement (bm).

Commissioned under Captain Samuel Whitaker, she formed part of the fleet that sailed with Admiral Rooke to attack and take the Rock of Gibraltar in 1704. 

She also saw action in the Battle of Marbella in March 1705 and in the Mediterranean in 1711.

Rebuilt a first time at Deptford 1719 as 928 tons bm. Then rebuilt again 1745, this time at Sheerness as 1,077 tons bm.

Sunk as a breakwater at Sheerness Sep-1773. 

Won the Battle Honours: Gibraltar 1704, Velez Malaga 1704, Marbella 1705, Finisterre 1747, Ushant 1747, 'Magnanime' 1748, Louisburg 1758, Martinique 1762 and Havana 1762.

 

 

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This page last edited - 07 November, 2012.

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