HMS Chester (1743)
|Ordered:||24 January 1743|
|Builder:||Wells & Bronsdon, Deptford|
|Launched:||18 February 1743|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||1741 proposals 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line|
|Length:||140 ft (42.7 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||40 ft (12.2 m)|
|Depth of hold:||17 ft 2 1⁄2 in (5.2 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
HMS Chester was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Deptford to the dimensions laid down in the 1741 proposals of the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 18 February 1743.
Chester was sold out of the navy in 1767.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 172.
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