Hermione

12984
Nominal Guns36
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired1735
Home Port 
ShipyardFerrol
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked3.1740/41

Armament


1740Broadside Weight = 188 Spanish libre (202.852 lbs 86.292 kg) 
Gun Deck18 Spanish 12-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Spanish 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 Spanish 4-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1740 - 3.1740/41Capitan de fragataJose de Arratia

Service History


DateEventSource
1736Assigned to fight the Portuguese at Martin Garcia & Las Vacas islandsGDM01
4.1737At Rio de la Plata with San Esteban Apedreado , San Francisco Javier & Paloma IndianaGDM01
1739Preparing to leave Buenos Aires with San Esteban, bound for SpainGDM01
4.1740Arrived in Cadiz with San Esteban carrying 600,000 pesosGDM01
7.10.1740Left El Ferrol as part of Vice Adm. Pizarro's squadron, but had to put back to El Ferrol due to bad weather and wind conditions.GDM01
21.10.1740Left El Ferrol as part of Vice Adm. Pizarro's squadronGDM01
1.1741The squadron arrived at Rio de la Plata
2.1741The squadron arrived at Cape Horn
3.1740/41Wrecked with the loss of all her crew near Cape HornGDM01


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
GDM01Gazeta de MadridAuthorityBook
 

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