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HMS Sceptre (1802)  (2nd)
3rd Rate 74-gun

The second HMS Sceptre, of the Repulse Class, was a third rate, 74-gun Ship-of-the-line.

Built by Dudman of Deptford, launched 11-Dec-1802, 171ft long, 48ft wide and of 1,727 tons builders measurement. 

She participated in the capture and destruction of the French Seine and Loire in Barque cove, Guadeloupe. 
In 1808 Sceptre, in company with Cornwallis, engaged and destroyed the French frigate Semillante, together with the shore batteries that she sought to protect. She

Sceptre served for 6 years in the East Indies before transferring to the Caribbean.

Her final years were spent in the Channel blockade of the French before she was finally broken up Feb-1821. 

Won the Battle Honour: Guadeloupe 1810.

 

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This page last edited - 22 November, 2012.

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