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72/74-gun Gota Lejon built at Karlskrona, and launched 8.7.1746
Building master was Gilbert Sheldon. Göta Lejon was rebuilt in 1769-70, and served until broken up 1816-17.
She fought in three battle in 1789-90 (26.7.1789/ 13.5.1790/ 3.7.1790).
Dimension were : 167 x 44 x 20-6 ft. Displacement was c.2000-2070 t.
Guns were 28/26x24, 26x18, 20/22x6 pdrs.

Svenska flottans Historia vol 2