Santa Cecilia
Nominal Guns26B079
OperatorArmada Real
Home Port B079
ShipyardCartagena - Spain B079
Designed byJuan JorgeB079
ConstructorEdward BryantB079
CategorySixth RateB079
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1787B079


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB079
Length of Gundeck146' 7"Imperial Feet44.5047 
Length of Keel136' 2"Imperial Feet41.4542 
Breadth37' 3"Imperial Feet11.2885 
Depth in Hold14' 9"Imperial Feet4.3244 
Draught Aft18' 4"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen590Tons BM 


1755Broadside Weight = 156 Spanish libre (168.324 lbs 71.604 kg)B079
Gun Deck26 Spanish 12-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer

7.1783 - 1783Capitan de fragataFederico Carlos Gravina y Napoli (1756-1806)

Service History

29.5.1758Took the Fifth Rate Frigate Echo (28) off Louisbourg
1766With chambequines Aventurero & Andaluz, recaptured from argelian pirates a french tartana
2.7.1783Left Cartagena under Adm. Barcelo's fleet for the Campaign of Argel.
1.8.1783At Oran, Argel, blocking & assault of the city.
10.8.1783At Oran, Argel, blocking & assault of the city.
6.6.1784Ordered to be converted into a chata (small vessel) due to the high cost of repair.


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