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HMS Serapis (1779)  (1st)
5th Rate 44-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Serapis was a fifth rate, 44-gun, ship.

Built by Randall of Rotherhithe, launched 04-Mar-1779, 140ft long, 38ft wide and of 886 tons builders measurement.

Captured 23-Sep-1779 by the American privateer Bon Homme Richard, off Flamborough Head.

Transferred to the French Navy.

Won the Battle Honour: Bonhomme Richard 1779.

 

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- 1st  HMS Serapis
- 2nd HMS Serapis
- 3rd HMS Serapis
- 4th HMS Serapis
- 5th HMS Serapis

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This page last edited - 22 October, 2012.

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