Spanish ship Tigre (1747)

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Career (Spain) Spanish Navy Ensign
Name: Tigre
Launched: 1747
Captured: 13 August 1762, by Royal Navy
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Tigre
Acquired: 13 August 1762
Fate: Sold, 1783
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 74-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1886 tons (1916.3 tonnes)
Length: 169 ft 3 in (51.6 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 51 ft (15.5 m)
Depth of hold: 21 ft 8 in (6.6 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 74 guns of various weights of shot

Tigre was a 74-gun ship of the line of the Spanish Navy, launched in 1747.[1]

She was captured by the Royal Navy on 13 August 1762, and commissioned as the third rate HMS Tigre. She was sold out of the navy in 1783.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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.