Ipswich (70)

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Origin and History

To do: origin and previous campaigns

During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:

  • 1756: captain Richard Tyrrell

Service during the War

In the latter part of May 1756, the ship was part of commodore Broderick's squadron of 5 ships of the line which had been sent from Great Britain to the Mediterranean to reinforce Byng fleet. The squadron arrived at Gibraltar on June 15 where it joined Byng's fleet which had been defeated at the battle of Minorca on May 20.


Technical specifications
Guns 70 (listed as a 64 by Clowes for the campaign of 1756)
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  • Clowes, Wm. Laird, The Royal Navy – A History from the Earliest Time to the Present, Vol. III, Sampson Low, Marston and Company, London: 1898, pp. 146-160