San Esteban Apedreado

San Esteban Apedrado
Nominal Guns40
OperatorArmada Real
Home Port 
ShipyardGuarnizo - Spain
ConstructorLorenzo Arzueta
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1744


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent
Length of Gundeck63.12Spanish Codo Real0.1857 (0′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel56.7Spanish Codo Real 
Breadth16.2Spanish Codo Real 
Depth in Hold8.15Spanish Codo Real0.6965 (2′ 3″ Imperial)


1741Broadside Weight = 188 Spanish libre (202.852 lbs 86.292 kg)B075
Lower Gun Deck18 Spanish 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 Spanish 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

1 Commanding Officer

1730Capitan de navioPedro de Mendinueta

Service History

1730At La Habana.
26.5.1731Left La Habana.
14.7.1731Arrived at Cadiz with 4,000,000 pesos.
10.1731Left Cadiz for Liorna with the Marquees del Mari's fleet with troops.
2.1732Back to Cadiz to be careened.
1736Left Cadiz for America.
1736Arrived at Buenos Aires
1736Assigned to fight the Portuguese at Martin Garcia & Las Vacas islands.
18.8.1736Fought with a 60 guns portuguese ship for 2 hours.
20.8.1736Fought another Portuguese ships.
20.8.1736Action vs Portuguese ships.
26.8.1736Action vs Portuguese ship and a frigate, capturing the frigate Madre de Dios
15.1.1736/37At Ensenada de Barragan, Buenos Aires (Argentina), rissing up a map.
4.1737At Rio de la Plata with Hermione, San Francisco Javier & Paloma Indiana
1739Ready to depart with Hermione to Spain from Buenos Aires?
1740Entered at El Ferrol.
4.1740Arrived to Cadiz? with Hermione? and 600,000 pesos.
10.1740Had to enter back at El Ferrol due to bad weather and wind conditions.
7.10.1740Left El Ferrol under Vice Adm. Pizarro's squadron after Com. Anson's squadron2.
21.10.1740Vice Adm. Pizarro's squadron left again.
1741Chased British Pearl (40) (40).
1741Arrived to Rio de la Plata and run ashore.
1741Was recovered but due to his bad state, was broke up later.
1.1741All arrived to Rio de la Plata.
2.1741All arrived to Cape Horn.
28.2.1740/41A storm dispersed the fleet and damaged all ships.
7.3.1740/41Another storm dispersed the fleet and damaged all ships.
1745Broken up at Montevideo.
1745Out of service.


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