HMS Edgar (1779)  (3rd)
3rd Rate 74-gun

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Edgar was a third rate, 74-gun, ship-of-the-line.

Built at Woolwich Dockyard, launched 30-Jun-1779, 168ft long, 47ft wide and of 1,644 tons builders measurement.

Used as a convict hulk from Dec-1813.

Renamed HMS Retribution 19-Aug-1814.

Broken up at Deptford Feb-1835.

Won the Battle Honours: St. Vincent 1780, Ushant 1781 and Copenhagen 1801.


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

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This page last edited - 14 November, 2012.

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