Lord Clive

Nominal Guns60
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorPrivate Owners
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Kingston' (1740) (60)
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 60-Gunner
ConstructorPeirson Lock (d.1755)BWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel116' 7"Imperial Feet35.3679 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Burthen1,067 7794Tons BM 

Service History

14.1.1762Purchased from the Navy at Chatham for £1,800BWAS-1714
12.1762Employed in attacks on Spanish settlements in La PlataBWAS-1714
6.1.1763Burnt at Colonna NovaBWAS-1714


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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