HMS Invincible (1776)  (2nd)
3rd Rate 74-gun

The second HMS Invincible was a third-rate, 74-gun ship launched at Deptford in 1765 and commissioned in Portsmouth in 1776. 

She was 18ft 6in long, 47ft 6in wide and of 1,631 tons builders measurement.

Her service included action in the great naval battles of Cape St Vincent against the Spanish Fleet, and St Kitts and "The Glorious First of June" against the French Fleet. She was also involved in the capture of St Lucia, Trinidad and Surinam from the French. 

Wrecked off the Norfolk coast 16-Mar-1801 with the loss of 400 lives, including her captain.

Won the Battle Honours: St. Vincent 1780, St. Kitts 1782 and First of June 1794.


Other HMS Invincible
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- 3rd HMS Invincible
- 4th HMS Invincible
- 5th HMS Invincible
- 6th HMS Invincible

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This page last edited - 09 November, 2012.

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