HMS Crown

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Crown, 1782
Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 64
Launched : on the River Thames 1782 ; Disposal date or year : 1816
BM : 1405 tons.

The British naval force in the East Indies, at the beginning of the war, [circa 1 Feb 1793], consisted of only a 64-gun ship, the Crown, lying at Madras, and one or two frigates and sloops at, or in the neighbourhood of Calcutta, and was under the command of Commodore the Honourable William Cornwallis.

1 Jan 1799 a prison ship at Portsmouth, Lieut. Baker.

May 1805 Portsmouth in Ordinary ; Powder Magazine