Medea

17524
Nominal Guns403DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired9.3.17973DECKS
ShipyardFerrol - Spain 3DECKS
ConstructorJulian Martin de Retamosa3DECKS
CategoryFifth Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeFrigate 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Captured5.10.18043DECKS
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Iphigenia' (1804) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck147' 2"Imperial Feet44.8067 
Length of Keel122' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet37.192 
Breadth40' 1"Imperial Feet12.2174 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,045 6194Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1804 - 5.10.1804Capitan de navioFrancisco Piedrola3DECKS

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1804 - 5.10.1804Jefe de EscuadraJosé de Bustamante y Guerra (1759-1825)3DECKS

Service History


DateEventSource
16.9.1798Took the Schooner Musquito (6) off Cuba
5.10.1804Battle of Cape St Maria
5.10.1804Taken by the British at the Battle of Cape St Maria

 

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