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Old Dec 04, 2012, 07:22 AM
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Anyone wondered where all the 74s went ?

The most numerous class of sailing warships the 74 Gun 3rd rates, and yet none remain.

The last seventy-four, the French Trafalgar veteran Duguay-Trouin, and then later HMS Implacable was scuttled in 1949

here is a news reel of her scuttling.
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Old Dec 04, 2012, 09:13 AM
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Thanks for the history lesson. I enjoy watching the old Pathe newsreels but haven't seen this one nor the related short related to the campaign to save her in 1925.
Old Dec 04, 2012, 11:11 AM
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Hi Meatbomber,

Thanks for sharing that. It is sad to see. A restored 74 gunner sure would look good sitting in Portsmouth with Victory. : )

Old Dec 04, 2012, 11:14 AM
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 12:12 AM
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Imagine what a display that would make if they kept it for a museum?

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