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HMS Greyhound (1773)
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign (1707-1801)
Ordered: 25 December 1770
Builder: Henry Adams, Bucklers Hard
Laid down: February 1771
Launched: 20 July 1773
Completed: 9 January 1776 at Portsmouth Dockyard
Commissioned: October 1775
Fate: Wrecked off Deal 9 June 1781
General characteristics
Class & type: Modified Mermaid-class frigate
Displacement: 617 8394 (bm)
Length: 124 ft 2 in (37.85 m) (gundeck)
102 ft 8.875 in (31.31503 m) (keel)
Beam: 33 ft 7.5 in (10.249 m)
Sail plan: Full-rigged ship
Complement: 200 officers and men
Armament:

28 guns comprising
Upper deck: 24 × 9 pdr (4.1 kg) cannon
Quarterdeck: 4 × 3 pdr (1.4 kg) cannon

12 swivels

HMS Greyhound was a modified Royal Navy Mermaid-class sixth-rate frigate. She was first commissioned in October 1775 under Captain Archibald Dickson.

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