HMS Hampton Court (1678)

HMS Hampton Court was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched at Deptford Dockyard in 1678.

She underwent a rebuild in 1701 at Blackwall Yard, remaining a 70-gun third rate. Hampton Court was captured in the Action of 2 May 1707 by a French squadron off Beachy Head, and sold out one year later to Spain.

The ship met her demise as a flagship of an ill-fated Spanish treasure fleet that was wrecked by a hurricane.

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