HMS Royal Sovereign (1804)

HMS Royal Sovereign was the Royal Yacht of British King George III.

The Mayor and Corporation of Portsmouth, going on board the Yacht ('Royal Sovereign'), with an Address Augt 2d 1827 RMG PU6493 (cropped).jpg
Royal Sovereign on 2 August 1827
History
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Name: HMS Royal Sovereign
Launched: 1 May 1804[1]
Fate: Broken up, 1849[1]
General characteristics
Tons burthen: 278 tons [1]

From 31 August 1812 to 2 April 1814, she was under the command of William Hotham.

The embarkation of his most Gracious Majesty George the Fourth at Greenwich, August 10th, 1822 for Scotland
The yacht Royal Sovereign with the Duchess of Clarence on board, leaving Portsmouth to view the visiting Russian squadron anchored in Spithead, 8 August 1827

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Benyon, Peter (2011). "HMS Royal Sovereign". Naval Database. Retrieved 14 March 2013.

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