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HMS Lapwing (1785)
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Lapwing
Ordered: 22 October 1782
Builder: Thomas King, Dover
Laid down: February 1783
Launched: 21 September 1785
Completed: 1787
Commissioned: October 1790
Fate: Taken to pieces at Plymouth 31 May 1828
General characteristics
Class & type: 28-gun Enterprise-class sixth-rate frigate
Tons burthen: 597 8294 (bm)
Length: 120 ft 6 in (36.73 m) (overall)
99 ft 4.5 in (30.290 m) (keel)
Beam: 33 ft 8 in (10.3 m)
Depth of hold: 11 ft 0.5 in (3.366 m)
Sail plan: Full-rigged ship
Complement: 200 officers and men

28 guns comprising

HMS Lapwing was a 28-gun Enterprise-class sixth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy. The Lapwing was first commissioned in October 1790 under the command of Captain Paget Bayley.


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