HMS Preston (1716) (2nd)
This the second ship to carry the name HMS Preston was
originally launched as HMS Salisbury, a
fourth rate, 48-gun, ship-of-the-line.
Built by Herring of Buckler's Hard, launched 18-Apr-1698, 134ft 6in long, 34ft wide and of 682 tons builders measurement (bm).
Captured by the French ship Adroit, 10-Apr-1703.
Renamed HMS Preston 02-Jan-1716.
Rebuilt 1742 as 853 tons bm.
Used as a hulk from Sep-1748 at Trincomalee.
Broken up at Trincomalee Nov-1749.
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05 November, 2012.
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