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Royal George, 1756
Type: 1st rate ; Armament 100
Launched : 1756 ; Disposal date or year : 1782 ; foundered at Spithead ;
BM: 2047 tons
See odd note or two of hulk Success, being used to help recover materials from the Royal George, in order to clear the anchorage.
25 May 1842 a 24 pdr brass gun recently recovered from the wreck of the Royal George has now been mounted on a gun carriage made from the timber of the Royal George, recovered by Mr. J.A. Deane (diver) in 1842, which is to be mounted on the Queen's Bastion, with appropriate inscriptions.