HMS Ruby (1745)
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|Career (Great Britain)|
|Ordered:||30 September 1743|
|Launched:||3 August 1745|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1765|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||1741 proposals 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||989 long tons (1,004.9 t)|
|Length:||140 ft (42.7 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||40 ft (12.2 m)|
|Depth of hold:||17 ft 2½ in (5.2 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
HMS Ruby was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Bursledon in Hampshire to the dimensions specified in the 1741 proposals of the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 3 August 1745.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p172.
- Ships of the Old Navy, Liste of ships (R).
- 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.
- Michael Phillips. Liste of ships: (R). Michael Phillips' Ships of the Old Navy. Retrieved 10 August 2008.
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