HMS Illustrious (1803)  (2nd)
3rd Rate 74-gun

This the second HMS Illustrious was a 3rd Rate 74-gun ship-of-the-line.

Built by Randall of Rotherhithe and launched 03-Sep-1803 she was 175ft long and 48ft 6in wide, of 1,746 tons builders measurement, with an establishment of 74 guns.

She had a long career, winning battle honours at Basque Roads and Java before becoming a gunnery training ship Apr-1854. 

She was broken up at Portsmouth which was completed 04-Dec-1868.

Won the battle Honours: Basque Roads 1809 and Java 1811.


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

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This page last edited - 20 November, 2012.

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