Castilla

12803
San Felix el Castilla
San Felix de Cantalicio
Nominal Guns60AGMAB
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired1780AGMAB
Home Port AGMAB
ShipyardFerrol - Spain AGMAB
Designed by Francisco Gautier (1733-1800)3DECKS
CategoryFourth RateAGMAB
Ship TypeShip of the Line AGMAB
Sailing RigShip RiggedAGMAB
Hulked1808AGMAB

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentAGMAB
Length of Gundeck169' 6"Burgos Feet47.0854 (154′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel151' 6"Burgos Feet42.0713 (138′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth45' 4"Burgos Feet12.5556 (41′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 8"Burgos Feet6.2221 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 9"Burgos Feet6.2337 (20′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,138Ton 

Armament


1788Broadside Weight = 400 Spanish libre (431.6 lbs 183.6 kg)AGMAB
Lower Gun Deck24 Spanish 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Spanish 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Spanish 4-Pound Pederoso

1799Broadside Weight = 420 Spanish libre (453.18 lbs 192.78 kg)AGMAB
Lower Gun Deck24 Spanish 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Spanish 4-Pound Pederoso

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1780448 

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1780 - 6.5.1782Capitan de navio Juan Quindos y Pardo21.12.1782 - 31.10.1783Capitan de navio Federico Carlos Gravina y Napoli (1756-1806)1.9.1783 - 1785Capitan de navio Nicolas Estrada y PosadaHNE1.7.1790 - 1800Capitan de navio Nicolas Estrada y PosadaHNE16.2.1805 - 1.7.1805Capitan de navio Cayetano Garcia de Quevedo2.7.1805 - 9.1805Capitan de navio Juan de Dios Topete9.1805 - 11.11.1805Capitan de fragata Pedro de Mesa Baulen12.11.1805 - 7.1.1806Capitan de navio Juan de Dios Topete8.1.1806 - 18.2.1809Capitan de navio Salvador Melendez Bruna

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781 - 20.12.1782Teniente de fragata Jose AdornoHNE

Service History


DateEventSource
1781Under Adm. Luis de Cordoba's fleet for the 2nd Campaign of the English Channel.
1781Travelled between El Ferrol and Cadiz.
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
12.1783Left Cadiz to Puerto Rico with Minno (54), Santa Bibiana & Santa Balbina transporting Rgt. of Cantabria troops.
1785Left Cadiz to Havana with troops and returned with gold.
1788Left Veracruz to Cadiz with gold.S001
15.2.1788At Cadiz ready to depart for Havana
20.10.1788Arrived to Cadiz with gold from Veracruz.S001
3.1790Entered at Cadiz with San Ramon from La Habana.
25.11.1790Left La Habana to Cadiz with gold.S001
1791Transported troops to America? or Cadiz? with Asia, Minno & Soberano
19.1.1791At La Habana with Soberano, Asia, Minno, Venus, Santa Bibiana & Aduana (privateer), embarked Pincesa & Naples Regts.S001
6.5.1802At Cadiz
1805At Cadiz.
10.1805All his crew assigned among all Adm. Gravina's fleet for the battle of Trafalgar.
1806At Cadiz.
1807At Cadiz.
1808At Cadiz bay, in ordinary, used as hulk for french prisioners.
1808Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
1810At Cadiz bay, due to a heavy storm, runned ashored the french occupied side and was burnt.

 

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