Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 74
Launched : 1765 ; Disposal date or year : 16 Mar 1801
Disposal Details : Wrecked on Hasborough Sand, near Yarmouth crew, except about 126, perished. Tho. Totty (R.-Adm.), Capt. John Rennie, (Vol iii, Appendix No 16)
BM: 1631 tons
1780 Rodney's victory off Cape St Vincent over Spanish
1782 St Kitts
27 Oct 1793, joined the Channel Fleet and sailed in search of the French fleet and squadrons. 18 Nov brief skirmish with a French squadron : by mid-December the fleet had returned to Spithead.
2 May - 1 Jun 1794 Departure of the Channel Fleet from St. Helen's, and the lead up to actions and manoeuvres with the French fleet. 29 May - 1 Jun., what was to be known as the Battle of the Glorious 1st June commences, resulting in the capture of six sail of the line and one sunk. Review of the part performed by each British ship engaged. 13 Jun, the fleet arrived back in home ports.
7-21 Sep 1794 the Channel Fleet sailed from Torbay to cruise off the coast of France, but as a result of bad weather returned to Torbay.
14 Feb 1795 the Channel fleet sailed from Torbay for a brief cruise and to see various convoys safe out of the Channel.
1 Apr 1796 captured the French privateer Alexandre en route to the West Indies.
Feb 1797 capture of the Island of Trinidad, along with the San-Damaso, 74, and induced the destruction of 3 Spanish ships of the line and a frigate.
31 Jul -22 Aug 1799 sailed as a part of an expedition to the coast of Surinam, resulting in the taking of that Dutch colony, along with the capture of the French corvette Hussar, and the Dutch corvette, Camphaan, which were added to the British navy ; the latter by her own name, and the former by the name of the colony.
20 Aug 1800, Plymouth, passed up the Invincible, 74, from Martinique, with 40 sail under convoy. 11 sail were convoyed up the Bristol Channel by the Scourge, 18 guns.
23 Mar 1801 Loss of the Invincible confirmed.