The Royal Ann, a 1st Rate, Carrys 100 Guns, & 780 Men.
Etching, sheet 120 x 170mm. 4¾ x 6¾".
HMS Royal Anne started life as HMS Royal Charles, a 100-gun first rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built by Sir Anthony Deane at Portsmouth Dockyard, and launched in 1673 She was rebuilt at Woolwich Dockyard in 1693, and renamed HMS Queen. She was rebuilt for a second time at Woolwich, relaunching on 20 September 1715, and renamed once more, this time to HMS Royal George. She was renamed HMS Royal Anne in 1756, and was broken up in 1767.
From the Capper album.
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