Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
HMS Greenwich was a 54-gun fourth-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built by Christopher Pett at Woolwich Dockyard and launched in 1666. Greenwich was rebuilt at Portsmouth Dockyard in 1699 as a fourth-rate of 46-54 guns....On 16 April 1724 she was ordered to be taken to pieces at Chatham, and rebuilt as a 50-gun fourth-rate to the dimensions of the 1719 Establishment, relaunching on 15 February 1730....On 20 October 1744, whilst preparing to come alongside the hulk HMS Lark, they were struck by hurricane force winds which caused severe damage to both vessels, which subsequently sank..... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Greenwich_(1666)
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