HMS Invincible (1748)  (1st)
3rd Rate 74-gun

Ships carrying the name HMS Invincible began with the capture of the French 74-gun L’Invincible, off Cape Finisterre 03-May-1747. 

She was renamed and commissioned into the Royal Navy the following year and was the first purpose built 74 gun ship of the line to serve. 

Invincible was rated as a 3rd Rate 74-gun.

Examination of her design provided much information to British Naval architects.

She was wrecked near St Helens 19-Feb-1758.


Other HMS Invincible
- 1st  HMS Invincible
- 2nd HMS Invincible
- 3rd HMS Invincible
- 4th HMS Invincible
- 5th HMS Invincible
- 6th HMS Invincible

- Plans/Schematics
- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 17 November, 2012.

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