Ships from the Age of Sail and Steam

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Search result for ship name: Agamemnon
Agamemnon:: HMS Agamemnon; Third Rate; Length: 160 ft; Beam: 45 ft; 1,348 bm tons; Comp.: 520; Armament: 26x24pdr, 26x12pdr, 12x6pdr; Henry Adams, Buckler's Hard, England; 1781

HMS Agamemnon had an illustrious career in the British Navy and served in the Baltic, English Channel, Mediterranean, North Sea, off Portugal, around South America and the West Indies. Nelson decribed her: 'Without exeption the finest 64 in the service'. She was lost on June 20th, 1809 when she struck a reef while seeking shelter from a storm in the River Plate, a large estuary between Argentina and Uruguay.
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