HMS Edinburgh (1716)  (2nd)
3rd Rate 70-gun

The second HMS Edinburgh was originally HMS Warspite (1666) a third rate 70-gun ship of the line. 

Built by Johnson and Castle of Blackwall, launched 08-Jun-1666, 142ft long, 38ft wide and of 898 tons builders measurement (bm).

Rebuilt at Rotherhithe 1702 with an increased tonnage of 952 tons bm.

Renamed HMS Edinburgh 02-Jan-1716.

Rebuilt again 1721 at Chatham as 1,119 tons bm.

Yet another rebuild followed 1744 at Chatham as 1,286 tons bm and a reduced gun establishment of 64-guns.

As the second HMS Edinburgh she gained the battle honours "Ushant 1747" and "Cape Francois 1757".

Broken up Nov-1811.

Won the Battle Honours: Ushant 1747 and Cape Francois 1757.


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

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This page last edited - 06 November, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.