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HBMS Swiftsure (1673)

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Swiftsure, 70 Guns



Nationality British
Launched 1673/04/08 B028
Shipyard Harwich B028
Constructor Sir Anthony Deane B028
Rate Third Rate  
Type Ship of the Line  
Out Service 1696 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Swiftsure


B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 123' 0" Imperial Feet 37.49
Breadth 38' 8" Imperial Feet 11.79
Depth in Hold 15' 6" Imperial Feet 4.72
Draught Aft 17' 6" Imperial Feet 5.33
Burthen 978 Tons BM  
B028   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 149' 0" Imperial Feet 45.42
Breadth 38' 3" Imperial Feet 11.66
Burthen 978 Tons BM  
    Type Metric
Length of Keel 123' 0" Imperial Feet 37.49
Breadth 40' 6" Imperial Feet 12.34
Depth in Hold 15' 6" Imperial Feet 4.72
Burthen 978 Tons BM  


1667 B065
Gun Deck 70 All Guns
1685 B065
Gun Deck 66 All Guns
1694 B065 Broadside Weight = 569
Gun Deck 24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck 14 British Saker
Gun Deck 4 British 3-Pounder


Date Men Notes Source
1689 345 Establishment for war at home  
1689 420 Establishment for war abroad  


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
No Commander Details Available


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1696 Broken up and rebuild at Harwich B028


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
001 The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984 E. H. H. Archibald

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