HMS Rainbow (1747)  (3rd)
5th Rate 44-gun

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Rainbow was a fifth rate, 44-gun, ship.

Built by Carter of Limehouse, launched 30-May-1747, 133ft 6in long, 38ft wide and or 831 tons builders measurement.

Used as a troopship from Jan-1776, then harbour service from Jun-1784.

Sold Feb-1802.

Won the battle Honour: Lagos 1759.


Other HMS Rainbow
- 1st  HMS Rainbow
- 2nd HMS Rainbow
- 3rd HMS Rainbow
- 4th HMS Rainbow
- 5th HMS Rainbow
- 6th HMS Rainbow
- 7th HMS Rainbow
- 8th HMS Rainbow
- 9th HMS Rainbow

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- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 21 December, 2012.

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