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Nuestra Señora de Belen
Nominal Guns62
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down6.1735
Home Port 
ShipyardHavana - Cuba
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

6 Ship Commanders

1739Capitan de navio
Agustin de IturriagaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1744
1744Capitan de navio
Anibal PetrucciSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1794
9.12.1748 - 12.1749Capitan de navio
Julian de Arriaga y RiberaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1794
12.1749 - 28.11.1751Capitan de navio
Francisco CumplidoSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1799
28.11.1751 - 1751Capitan de navio
Luis de CórdovaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1796
1759 - 6.1762Capitan de navio
Juan Antonio de la ColinaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1798

Service History

28.8.1737Entered Cadiz with masts.,
1738Commisioned at Cadiz, left for Cartagena.,
23.2.1738/39Entered Cartagena.,
5.1739Left Cartagena for crew trainning with Aurora & Aguila.,
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
1748At Cartagena.,
9.12.1748Left Cartagena with Constante for an anti-piracy patrolling at Argelia
2.10.1749Left Cadiz with Constante for La Guaira, Venezuela, and carring goods to La Habana
12.1749Left Cartagena de Indias for La Habana with Constante
1750Left La Habana for Cadiz with Constante with gold.
1750At Cartagena with Constante, patrolling for pirates
6.1750Arrived at Cadiz with Constante
11.8.1750Arrived at Cartagena with Constante scorting 4 small ships
1751At Cartagena with Constante, patrolling for pirates
1751Left Cartagena with Dragon, patrolling for pirates
28.11.1751Action vs Danzik
12.1751Entered Cadiz with Dragon
4.1755At La Carraca, Cadiz, for careen.
6.8.1756Arrived at Cadiz with Asia, Fuerte, Jupiter & Mercurio with 8,460,659 gold & silver pesos and other goods
4.12.1757Took the Frigate
Le Dragon (24) 1756-1757
French 24 Gun
Privateer Frigate

1759Left Cadiz for La Habana
11.1759Entered dry dock at Cartagena
1760At Cartagena
13.12.1760Left Cadiz escorting 3 frigates
10.1.1761Entered La Habana
11.1.1762Left Veracruz with Asia & Flora for La Habana
27.1.1762Entered La Habana with Asia & Flora
6.1762Captured by the British after the surrender of La Habana
6.1763Burnt by the British before Spain recovered La Habana


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