HMS Medway (1742)

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HMS Medway was a 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built to the 1733 proposals of the 1719 Establishment at Rotherhithe, and launched on 26 May 1742

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English: Model of Medway, 60-gun 4th rate ship, launched 1742. Rigging is from 1763.
Français : Maquette du Medway de 60 canons, 4e rang, lancé en 1742. Le gréement date de 1763.
The personal photograph was taken in the National Maritime Museum, London, UK
Rémi Kaupp

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Dimensions

DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck149' 4"Imperial Feet45.4173
Length of Keel123' 0 ½"Imperial Feet37.5031
Breadth42' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet12.8207
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055
Draught Forward10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048
Draught Aft16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895
Burthen1,191 41⁄94Tons BM
Burthen1,204 25⁄94Tons BM
Armament

14.2.1755Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder


https://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=show_ship&id=5339


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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for Dragon (1736), Weymouth (1736), and with alterations for Nottingham (1745), Medway (1742), and Dreadnought (1742), all 1733 Establishment 60-gun Third (later Fourth) Rate, two-decker.
http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/81355.html

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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for Dreadnought (1742) and Medway (1742), both 1733 Establishment 60-gun Third (later Fourth) Rate, two-decker.
Read more at http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/81352.html#lQpr5gfC2JSVoPFk.99


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Scale: 1:48. Plan showing the body plan, sheer lines, and longitudinal half-breadth for Weymouth (1736) and Dragon (1736). The plan includes the ticked outlines aft for Medway (1742) and Dreadnought (1742) prior to alterations to the floor. The plan also illustrates the alterations forward and to the gun ports for Nottingham (1745). All the ships were 1733 Establishment 60-gun Third (later Fourth) Rate, two-deckers.
Read more at http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/81577.html#TmyTF1FSFd5mvQhe.99
 

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Maybe also for some interest:
The contemporary model built ca. 1742 shown in your first post is also shown in some beautiful official photos of the NMM

Overall model: 1160 x 1300 x 560 mm; Base: 220 x 1055 x 335 mm
Read more at http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/66289.html#XvQQIY7yDR6r0vbX.99


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Scale: 1:48. A contemporary full hull model suggested to be the 'Medway' (1742), a 60-gun two-decker ship of the line, built in 'bread and butter' construction and finished in the Georgian style. Model is partially decked, rigged (circa 1763) and fully equipped including anchors and all associated gear, the whole model mounted on its original veneered baseboard. Built by Elias Bird of Rotherhithe, the 'Medway’ had a gun deck length of 144 feet by 42 feet in the beam and a tonnage of 1080 burden. It spent the early part of its career as part of a small fleet patrolling the Indian Ocean and took part in an indecisive action against the French Squadron off the Coromandel Coast in 1746. The 'Medway’ was eventually sunk as part of a breakwater in Trincomalee in 1749.
Read more at http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/66289.html#XvQQIY7yDR6r0vbX.99

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