HMS Loyal London (1666)

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Career (England) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Loyal London
Builder: Taylor, Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 10 June 1666
Fate: Burnt, 1667
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 96-gun first rate ship of the line[2][3]
Tons burthen: 1236 tons (1255.8 tonnes)
Length: 127 ft (39 m) (keel)
Beam: 41 ft 9½ in (12.7 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft (5.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 96 guns of various weights of shot[2]

HMS Loyal London was a 96-gun first rate[2][3] ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, launched on 10 June 1666 at Deptford Dockyard with a burthen of 1,134 tons.[2]

Loyal London was partially destroyed by a fire on 13 June 1667, during the Dutch raid on Chatham.[1][2] The Loyal London was rebuilt as the London at Deptford Dockyard in 1670.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p160.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Colledge, Ships of the Royal Navy vol.1.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Lavery records her as being an 80-gun second rate.


  • 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.
  • Colledge, J.J. (1987) Ships of the Royal Navy Volume I: The complete record of all fighting ships of the Royal Navy from the fifteenth century to the present. ISBN 0-947898-75-1.

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