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HMS St. Michael (1669)  (1st)
2nd Rate 90-gun 

    
This the only HMS St Michael was built at Portsmouth Dockyard in 1669.

Originally classed as a 2nd Rate, 90-gun ship of 1,080 tons builders measurement, 155ft long and 41ft 6in wide. Carrying 90-guns while at war in home waters, or 80-guns in peace or at war overseas.

Re-classed 1672 as a 1st rate, and then re-classed again 1689 as a second rate.

Rebuilt 1706 at Blackwell and renamed HMS Marlborough 18-Dec-1706.

As Marlborough she was reduced to 68 guns in 1752.

Foundered 29-Nov-1762 in the Atlantic.

Won the Battle Honours: Sole Bay 1672, Schooneveld 1673, Texel 1673 and Barfleur 1692.

 

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This page last edited - 29 October, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.