Sandwich class ship of the line
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The moonlight Battle off Cape St Vincent, 16 January 1780 by Francis Holman, painted 1780 shows the Santo Domingo exploding, with Rodney's flagship Sandwich in the foreground.
|Preceded by:||1745 Establishment|
|In service:||14 April 1759 - 1810|
|Type:||Ship of the line|
176 ft (53.6 m) (gundeck)
|Beam:||49 ft (14.9 m)|
|Notes:||Ships in class include: Sandwich, Ocean, Blenheim|
- Builder: Chatham Dockyard
- Ordered: 22 April 1758
- Launched: 21 April 1761
- Fate: Sold out of the service, 1793
- 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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