Astrea

13008
Santa Catalina
Nominal Guns26
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired29.3.1756
Home Port 
ShipyardCartagena - Spain
Designed byJuan Jorge
ConstructorEdward Bryant
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1817

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB079
Length of Gundeck146' 7"Burgos Feet40.6791 (133′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel136' 2"Burgos Feet37.8909 (124′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 3"Burgos Feet10.3182 (33′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 9"Burgos Feet3.9526 (12′ 11″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 4"Burgos Feet5.0264 (16′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


1756Broadside Weight = 156 Spanish libre (168.324 lbs 71.604 kg)B079
Gun Deck26 Spanish 12-Pounder

1770Broadside Weight = 208 Spanish libre (224.432 lbs 95.472 kg)B079
Gun Deck26 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 Spanish 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 Spanish 4-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
1757Left Cadiz to Genoa with Septentrion (74) with gold.
5.1758Left Cartagena with Triunfante (74), Soberano (68), Septentrion, Vencedor (68), Hector (68) & Juno (26) for antipiracy.
23.5.1760Left Cartagena with Terrible (74) & Triunfante (74) to patrol nearby waters for pirates.
1777Left Cadiz to Philippines.

 

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