The Voyages of H.M.S. Eltham

By Captain E.J. Priestley, published August 1968


This short article is an account of the service record of the HMS Eltham, a vessel launched in June 1736, and dismantled in June 1763. HMS Eltham would see conflict in the West Indies during the War of Jenkins’s War, and then later encounter French hostility in both North America and India, before returning to Britain.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Seven Years’ War | Other (Eighteenth C) | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies

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