HMS Royal Oak (1664)

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Career (England) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Royal Oak
Builder: Tippetts, Portsmouth Dockyard
Launched: 1664
Fate: Burnt, 1667
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 76-gun second rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1021 tons (1037.4 tonnes)
Length: 121 ft (37 m) (keel)
Beam: 39 ft 10 in (12.14 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft 1½ in (5.2 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 76 guns of various weights of shot

HMS Royal Oak was a 76-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched in 1664 at Portsmouth Dockyard.[1]

Royal Oak was burnt by the Dutch during their Raid on the Medway in 1667.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p160.


  • 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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