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Castilla

12780
Nominal Guns60
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Ordered6.1736
Acquired13.6.1737
First Commissioned1738
Home Port 
ShipyardHavana - Cuba
Constructor
Manuel de ZubiriaSpanish
Ship Builder
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered1751

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1739Capitan de navio
Isidro de AntayoSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1755

Service History


DateEventSource
1739Left La Habana to Spain with Com. Pizarro's squadron.
1739Entered at El Ferrol.
12.2.1738/39Entered at La Habana from Veracruz with San Juan Bautista
15.8.1739Entered at Santander with Pizarro's squadron.
3.1739/40Left El Ferrol chassing a british frigate.
7.1740Left El Ferrol to Caribbean under Adm. Torres' squadron.
25.10.1744Left La Habana with Adm. Torres' squadron to La Corunna with 9,000,000 pesos.1
5.1.1744/45Entered at La Corunna with Glorioso
1746At El Ferrol blocked by british.
1747Lost and sunk at the Mediterranean.
1747Sunk near Veracruz due to a storm.
1748Commissioned to Pacific Sea with Europa
10.6.1750Entered at Cadiz with Europa carring 2,424,129 pesos.
1751Sunk nearby Veracruz due to a storm.


Notes on Ship


Sources (research by Santiago Gomez)
Archivo Histórico Nacional, Diversos-Colecciones, 42, N.17

RHN, año 1984, nº 4, Eulogio Zudaire Huarte, "Don Manuel de Huirior, teniente general de la Real Armada".

RHN, año 2006, nº 93, José Manuel Serrano Álvares, "Juan de Acosta y la construcción naval en La Habana (1717-1740)".

RHN, año 2006, nº 93, José Quintero González, "La Carraca y La Habana".

RGM, agosto 1987, Hugo O'Donnell y Duque de Estrada, "Jorge Juan y la defensa del Mar del Sur".

Hermenegildo Franco Castañon, "Sin perder el norte".

Antonio Béthencour Massieu, "Relaciones de España bajo Felipe V".

Didier Ozanam, "Representación del marqués de la Ensenada a Fernando VI (1751)", Cuadernos de investigación histórica, nº4, 1980. (s1)


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