HMS Hampshire (1698)

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Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Hampshire
Ordered: 1695
Builder: Taylor, Nelson Dock, Rotherhithe
Launched: 3 March 1698
Fate: Broken up, 1739
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 690 long tons (701.1 t)
Length: 132 ft (40.2 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 34 ft 3 in (10.4 m)
Depth of hold: 13 ft 8 in (4.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 50 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Hampshire was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 3 March 1698 at Nelson Dock, Rotherhithe.[1]

Hampshire was broken up in 1739.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p164.


  • 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.