Salvador del Mundo

Nominal Guns112
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish First Rate ship of the line 'Salvador del Mundo' (1787) (112)
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
Ship ClassMeregildos / Santa Ana Class3DECKS
Designed by Fernandez Landa3DECKS
CategoryFirst Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up2.1815


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck190' 0"Imperial Feet57.912 
Length of Keel152' 11"Imperial Feet46.3301 
Breadth54' 3 ½"Imperial Feet16.4719 
Depth in Hold23' 1 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Burthen2,397 4794Tons BM 


3.1803Broadside Weight = 1137 Imperial Pound ( 515.6295 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

7 Ship Commanders

15.2.1797 - 13.11.1797Captain William ProwseBWAS-179324.3.1803 - 24.7.1803Captain Charles Henry Lane (d.1807)BWAS-179325.7.1803 - 25.4.1805Captain John Dilkes (c.1742-1827)BWAS-17934.1805 - 6.1807Captain John Wentworth Loring (1775-1852)BWAS-17936.1807 - 1810CaptainSir Thomas WolleyBWAS-17931810 - 10.1813Captain James Nash (d.1827)BWAS-179310.1813 - 1815Captain Robert HallBWAS-1793

4 Flag Officers

24.3.1803 - 14.10.1804Admiral John Colpoys (1742-1821)BWAS-17938.1804 - 1809Vice-Admiral William Young (1761-1847)BWAS-179317.7.1810 - 10.1713AdmiralSir Robert Calder (1st Baronet of Southwick) (1745-1818)BWAS-17931813 - 1815Vice-Admiral William Domett (1754-1828)BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer

27.10.1804 - 1805Gunner John StevensonNAO

6 Petty Officers

3.1804 - 4.1805Midshipman George Charles BlakeNBD18491808 - 12.1808Midshipman Josiah OakeNBD18491811Master's Mate James Anderson (d.1846)NL18651814Master's Mate Philip BowdenNBD18492.1814 - 4.1814Midshipman Edward Belcher (1799-?)NBD18497.1814 - 1816Midshipman Orbell Oakes (1800-?)NBD1849

4 Crewmen

4.1803 - 3.18041st Class Volunteer Henry KentNBD18499.7.1803 - 12.18051st Class Volunteer John Adams (1781-1855)NBD18491805 - 30.4.18051st Class Volunteer John Simmons (1784-1805)NAO13.11.1811 - 1.8.18121st Class Volunteer William Burt (1799-?)NBD1849

Service History

5.10.1797Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
12.1797Paid offBWAS-1793
4.12.1797Registered into the Royal NavyBWAS-1793
3.1803Commissioned as a receiving ship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
2.1815Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


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Posted by Kath Martin on Friday 9th of August 2019 08:30

According to parish records - at Stoke Demerel, Devon - On 20th February 1805, Robert Mortimer, Seaman of the Salvador del Mundo and Mary Ann Ellery, Spinster of Devonport, were married by Licence.

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