1697 Launch of LOOE & SEAFORD

15th October. Two ships were launched from the dockyard on this date. The 5th rate ship Looe of 32 guns was later lost in Scratchwell bay on the back of the Isle of Wight a little to the east of the Needles on 12th December 1705.

The other ship was the 6th rate ship Seaford of 24 guns; she was broken up at Woolwich in 1740.