HMS Royal William (1692)  (1st)
1st Rate 100-gun 

This the first HMS Royal William was originally HMS Prince which was renamed 1692. A first rate, three deck, 100/90-gun, Ship-of-the-line.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, launched 1568, 167ft 3in long on the deck, 132ft 6in long at the keel, 47ft 2in wide, and of 1,568 tons builders measurement (bm).

With an establishment of 100-guns and 780 men at war in home waters, or 90-guns and 580 men in peace or war overseas.

Rebuilt at Portsmouth Dockyard 1719, with an increased tonnage of 1,918 tone bm, and guns reduced to 84-guns.

Served as a guardship from about 1790.

Broken up Aug-1813.

Won the Battle Honour: Barfleur 1692, Louisburg 1758 and Quebec 1759.


Other HMS Royal William
- 1st  HMS Royal William
- 2nd HMS Royal William

- Plans/Schematics
- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 08 November, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.