HMS Unicorn (1748)  (5th)
6th Rate 28-gun

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Unicorn was a sixth rate, 28-gun ship.

Built at Plymouth Dockyard, launched 07-Dec-1748, 118ft long, 33ft 6in wide and of 581 tons builders measurement.

Captured the French ship Abenakise 23-Jan-1757, which was renamed HMS Aurora.

After the battle of Quiberon Bay captured the French ship Vestale which was later commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS Flora.

Broken up at Sheerness 09-Dec-1771.

Won the Battle Honour:  'Vestale' 1761.


Other HMS Unicorn
- 1st  HMS Unicorn
- 2nd HMS Unicorn
- 3rd HMS Unicorn
- 4th HMS Unicorn
- 5th HMS Unicorn
- 6th HMS Unicorn
- 7th HMS Unicorn
- 8th HMS Unicorn
- 9th HMS Unicorn
- 10th HMS Unicorn
- 11th HMS Unicorn

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This page last edited - 26 February, 2013.

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