HMS Breda (1679)

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Career (England) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Breda
Builder: Betts, Harwich
Launched: 1679
Fate: Accidentally burnt, 1690
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1,055 long tons (1,071.9 t)
Length: 150 ft 6 in (45.9 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 39 ft 10 in (12.1 m)
Depth of hold: 16 ft 9 in (5.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 70 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Breda was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, launched at Harwich in 1679.[1]

Breda was destroyed by an accidental fire in 1690.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 162.


  • 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.