HMS Elizabeth (1647)
|Builder:||Peter Pett I, Deptford|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||38-gun fourth rate frigate|
|Tons burthen:||474 long tons (481.6 t)|
|Length:||101 ft 6 in (30.9 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||29 ft 8 in (9.0 m)|
|Depth of hold:||14 ft 10 in (4.5 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||38 guns of various weights of shot|
HMS Elizabeth was a 38-gun fourth rate frigate of the English Royal Navy, built by Peter Pett I at Deptford Dockyard and launched in 1647. The term 'frigate' during the period of this ship referred to a method of construction, rather than a role which did not develop until the following century.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p159.
- 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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