Spanish ship Infanta (1750)

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Career (Spain) Spanish Navy Ensign
Name: Infanta
Launched: 1750
Captured: 13 August 1762, by Royal Navy
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Infanta
Acquired: 13 August 1762
Fate: Sold, 1775
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 74-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1918 tons (1948.8 tonnes)
Length: 171 ft 6 in (52.3 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 51 ft 3 in (15.6 m)
Depth of hold: 22 ft 7 in (6.9 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 74 guns of various weights of shot

Infanta was a 74-gun ship of the line of the Spanish Navy, launched in 1750.

She was captured by the Royal Navy on 13 August 1762, and commissioned as the third rate HMS Infanta. She was sold out of the navy in 1775.


  1. Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1. p178.


  • 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.