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'Preston', port broadside
Scale: 1:48. A block design model of the 'Preston' (1742), a 50-gun, small two-decker. The 'Preston' was launched at Plymouth in 1742 and hulked in 1748. It was built to the 1733 Establishment. It was 134 feet long and 38â”œÃ²_ feet in the beam, and weighed 853 tons burden. It carried a complement of 300 men. It had twenty-two 18-pound guns on its gun deck, twenty-six 12-pounders on its upper deck, fourteen 6-pounders on its quarterdeck, and four 6-pounders on its forecastle.
- Image reference: F5863-001
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London