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HMS Sutherland (1741)
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HMS Sutherland sailed by John Rous during the Siege of Louisbourg (1758)
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Sutherland
Ordered: 28 April 1740
Builder: Taylor, Rotherhithe
Launched: 15 October 1741
Fate: Sold, 1770
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: 1733 proposals 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 873 long tons (887.0 t)
Length: 134 ft (40.8 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 38 ft 6 in (11.7 m)
Depth of hold: 15 ft 9 in (4.8 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:

50 guns:

  • Gundeck: 22 × 18 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 22 × 9 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 4 × 6 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 2 × 6 pdrs

HMS Sutherland was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Rotherhithe according to the dimensions laid out in the 1733 proposals of the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 15 October 1741.[1]

Sutherland was sold out of the navy in 1770.[1]

Notes[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p171.

References[]

  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.

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