- HMS Swiftsure (1621)
HMS "Swiftsure" was a 42-gun
great shipof the English Royal Navy, built by Andrew Burrellat Deptfordand launched in 1621.
She was rebuilt in 1654 at
Woolwichby Christopher Pettas a 60-gun third rate ship of the line. She was captured by the Dutch in 1666 in the Four Days Battle.The Dutch renamed her the "Oudshoorn" (70 cannon) and changed the quartergalleries to hide her identity. She fought in the Battle of Solebayin 1672.
*Lavery, Brian (2003) "The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850." Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.
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