HMS Panther (1746)
|Career (Great Britain)|
|Ordered:||1 June 1744|
|Launched:||24 June 1746|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1756|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||1741 proposals 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||968 long tons (983.5 t)|
|Length:||140 ft (42.7 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||40 ft (12.2 m)|
|Depth of hold:||17 ft 2½ in (5.2 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
HMS Panther was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Plymouth Dockyard to the dimensions specified in the 1741 proposals of the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 24 June 1746.
Panther served until 1756, when she was broken up.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p172.
- Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.
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