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HMS Rochester (1800)  (3rd)
Prison Ship

    
This the third ship to carry the name HMS Rochester was a prison ship.

Originally HMS Hero, a third rate, 74-gun, ship-of-the-line. Built at Plymouth Dockyard, launched 28-Mar-1759, 166ft long, 47ft wide and of 1,574 tons builders measurement.

Used as a prison ship from 1793, and renamed HMS Rochester 15-Sep-1800.

Broken up at Chatham Jul-1810.

 

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- 1st  HMS Rochester
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- 3rd HMS Rochester
- 4th HMS Rochester

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This page last edited - 13 September, 2012.

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