Spanish ship Diligente (1756)
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|Career (Spain)||Spanish Navy Ensign|
|Captured:||16 January 1780, by Royal Navy|
|Career (Great Britain)|
|Acquired:||16 January 1780|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||68-gun third rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1966 tons (1997.5 tonnes)|
|Length:||176 ft 4½ in (53.8 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||49 ft 10 in (15.2 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft 7 in (6.3 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||68 guns of various weights of shot|
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol.1. p. 182.
- 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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