Venus

13006
Santa Barbara
Nominal Guns26B079
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Ordered29.9.1753B079
Acquired9.9.1755B079
Home Port B079
ShipyardCartagena - Spain B079
Designed byJuan JorgeB079
ConstructorMatthew MullinsB079
CategorySixth RateB079
Ship TypeFrigate B079
Sailing RigShip RiggedB079
Broken Up1809B079

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB079
Length of Gundeck147' 8"Burgos Feet40.9582 (134′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134' 6"Burgos Feet37.3365 (122′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 10"Burgos Feet10.0296 (32′ 10″ Imperial)
Draught Aft16' 2"Burgos Feet4.4653 (14′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen505Ton 

Armament


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

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1761Coppered at La Carraca, Cadiz.
8.1776Changed masts at La Carraca, Cadiz.
1796At La Habana.
6.1796Left La Habana with Ferme (74) & urca Santa Rita with sugar & tobacco.
26.8.1796Entered at Cadiz with Ferme (74) & urca Santa Rita with sugar & tobacco.
1809Broke up?

 

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