HMS Dragon (1760)
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The bombardment of Morro Castle on Havana -
HMS Dragon, centre
|Career (Great Britain)|
|Ordered:||28 December 1757|
|Laid down:||28 March 1758|
|Launched:||4 March 1760|
|Fate:||Sold out of the service, 1784|
|Notes:||Harbour service from 1781|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Bellona class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1614 tons (1639.9 tonnes)|
168 ft (51 m) (gundeck)|
137 ft 11 in (42.04 m) (keel)
|Beam:||46 ft 11 in (14.30 m)|
|Draught:||21 ft 6 in (6.55 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
From 1781 she was employed on harbour service, and she was sold out of the service in 1784.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 176.
- White, William (1849). Notes and Queries: A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, Etc.. Oxford University Press. p. 43.
- 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.
- Winfield, Rif (2007) British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714-1792; Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Seaforth Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84415-700-6.
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