HMS Portland (1744)
|Ordered:||24 April 1743|
|Launched:||11 October 1744|
|Second Battle of Cape Finisterre, 1747|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||1741 proposals 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line|
|Length:||140 ft (42.7 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||40 ft (12.2 m)|
|Depth of hold:||17 ft 2 1⁄2 in (5.2 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
HMS Portland was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Limehouse according to the dimensions laid down in the 1741 proposals of the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 11 October 1744.
Portland served until 1763, when she was sold out of the navy.
- 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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