Origin and History
During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:
- 1759: captain Richard Hughes
Service during the War
In January 1759, the ship was among the reinforcements sent to India under rear-admiral Samuel Cornish. They consisted of 3 ships of the line: the Lenox (74), Cornish's flagship; the Duc d'Aquitaine (64); and the York (60); along with the Falmouth (50) and 3 East Indiamen. On October 17, on his way to Bombay, vice-admiral George Pocock was joined by these reinforcements.
To do campaigns from 1760 to 1762
Anonymous, A Complete History of the Present War, from its Commencement in 1756, to the End of the Campaign, 1760, London, 1761
N.B.: the section Service during the War is mostly derived from our articles depicting the various campaigns, battles and sieges.