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HMS Richard (1658)  (1st)
3rd Rate 70-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Richard was a third rate, 70-gun, ship-of-the-line.

Built at Woolwich, launched 1658, and of 1,108 tons builders measurement.

Renamed HMS Royal James 1660.

Destroyed 13-Jun-1667 by the Dutch at Chatham.

Won the Battle Honour: Four Days' Battle 1666.

 

 

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This page last edited - 09 December, 2012.

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