HMS Agincourt (1796)

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Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Agincourt
Builder: Perry, Blackwall Yard
Launched: 23 July 1796
Christened: Earl Talbot
Renamed: HMS Agincourt, 1796
Fate: Sold, 1814
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 64-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1439 tons (1462.1 tonnes)
Length: 172 ft 8 in (52.63 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 43 ft 4 in (13.21 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 64 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Agincourt was a 64-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 23 July 1796 at Blackwall Yard, London. She was bought from the East India Company in 1796,[1] where she had been called Earl Talbot.

She was decommissioned in 1809 and converted to a prison ship in 1812, before being broken up in 1814.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 186.


  • 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.