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Santa Florentina

13056
Nominal Guns34
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down3.1.1786
Named3.1.1786
Acquired4.3.1787
ShipyardCartagena - Murcia
Designed by
Landa RomeroSpanish
Designer
Ship Builder
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured7.4.1800
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Florentina' (1800) (34) 1800-1802
British 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB084
Length of Gundeck159' 6"Burgos Feet44.2998 (145′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 5"Burgos Feet11.5387 (37′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 8"Burgos Feet5.7577 (18′ 10″ Imperial)
Displacement1,083Ton 
Burthen903Tons BM 

Armament


1787Broadside Weight = 172 Spanish libre (185.588 lbs 78.948 kg)B084
Upper Gun Deck26 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 Spanish 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1787302EstablishmentB084

Service History


DateEventSource
29.4.1787Left Cartagena for naval testing with a group of other frigatesB084
17.5.1787Trials completed and returned to CartagenaB084
5.4.1800Action of 1800-04-07

 

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