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1765 - Launch of VICTORY

7th May. HMS “Victory” launched at Chatham after 6 years on the stocks. She is the 5th ship of that name (2,162 tons, 104 guns) The keel was laid on 23rd July 1759 in the old single dock at Chatham.

On the 30th October 1760 she was registered in the list of the Royal Navy as Victory. At the time of her launch her construction cost was £63,176 & 3 shillings.

1765 - Launch of VICTORY