HMS Britannia (1762)  (3rd)
1st Rate 100-gun 

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Britannia was a 1st Rate 100-gun ship-of-the-line.

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard, launched 19-Oct-1762, having spent 11 years on the stocks, 178ft long x 52ft wide and of 2,116 tons builders measurement.

Fought at the Battle of Trafalgar, where she sustained light damage, with 10 of her crew killed and 40 wounded. (see: Fleets after the Battle).

Renamed HMS Princes Royal 06-Jan-1812.

Renamed again 18-Jan-1812 as HMS St. George.

Renamed HMS Barfleur 02-Jun-1819.

Broken up Feb1825.

Won the Battle Honours: Ushant 1781, Genoa 1795, St. Vincent 1797 and Trafalgar 1805.


Other HMS Britannia
- 1st  HMS Britannia
- 2nd HMS Britannia
- 3rd HMS Britannia
- 4th HMS Britannia
- 5th HMS Britannia
- 6th HMS Britannia
- 7th HMS Britannia

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This page last edited - 03 December, 2012.

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