23 April 1779: a storm shivers the timbers on HMS Terrible

Posted: May 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

Writing in his notebook about extreme weather conditions, Richard Hall notes: The Terrible, launched in Harwich in 1762, was the fourth of that name (if you include vessels captured from the Spanish and the French, and then re-named). It doesn’t seem to have had a particularly impressive life. It was classified as a ‘third rate ship […] Read story

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