HMS York (1706)

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Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS York
Builder: Lock, Plymouth Dockyard
Launched: 18 April 1706
Fate: Sunk as a breakwater, 1750
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 745 long tons (757.0 t)
Length: 139 ft (42.4 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 34 ft 9 in (10.6 m)
Depth of hold: 14 ft 7 in (4.4 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 60 guns of various weights of shot

HMS York was a 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Plymouth Dockyard and launched on 18 April 1706.[1]

York was lengthened in 1738, and remained in service until 1750, when she was sunk to form part of a breakwater.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 166.


  • 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.