HMS St David (1667)

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Career (England) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS St David
Builder: Furzer, Lydney
Launched: 1667
Fate: Wrecked, 1690
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 54-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 685 tons (696 tonnes)
Length: 107 ft (33 m) (keel)
Beam: 34 ft 9 in (10.59 m)
Depth of hold: 14 ft 8 in (4.47 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 54 guns of various weights of shot

HMS St David was a 54-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, launched in 1667 at Lydney.[1]

She foundered in Portsmouth Harbour in 1690[1] and was raised in 1691 under the supervision of Edmund Dummer, Surveyor of the Navy.[2]

The ship was later hulked and finally sold in 1713.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p161.
  2. MacDougall, Philip (September 2004). "Edmund Dummer". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 10 October 2009. 


  • 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.