Fama

13071
Nominal Guns343DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired17953DECKS
ShipyardCartagena - Spain 3DECKS
CategoryFifth Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured5.10.18043DECKS
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Fama' (1804) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet44.2024 
Length of Keel119' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet36.2903 
Breadth39' 3"Imperial Feet11.8957 
Depth in Hold11' 9"Imperial Feet3.5814 
Burthen979 694Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1804 - 5.10.1804Teniente de navioMiguel Zaipain3DECKS

Service History


DateEventSource
5.10.1804Battle of Cape St Maria
5.10.1804Taken by the British at the Battle of Cape St Maria


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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