Purisima Concepcion

Nominal Guns1123DECKS
OperatorArmada Real
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardFerrol 3DECKS
CategoryFirst Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last known9.3.18103DECKS


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck220' 6"Burgos Feet61.299 (201′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel186' 0"Burgos Feet51.8196 (170′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth58' 4"Burgos Feet16.1704 (53′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold28' 9"Burgos Feet7.8269 (25′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen2,771Tons BM 


1779Broadside Weight = 1176 Spanish libre (1268.904 lbs 539.784 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck30 Spanish 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Spanish 8-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer

1797Capitan de navioJose de EscañoEWIKI

1 Flag Officer

1797Teniente GeneralFrancisco Javier Morales de los Ríos (1732-1815)EWIKI

Service History

1780At Cadiz, was involved in the 3rd french-spanish fleet for the Campaign of the English Channel.3DECKS
9.8.1780Captured a british convoy of 52 ships under Adm. Cordoba's fleet3DECKS
5.10.1781At Cadiz.3DECKS
1782Supported siege of Gibraltar.3DECKS
15.4.1782At Cadiz.3DECKS
22.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel, was not involved into action.3DECKS
1784At Cartagena in ordinary, ordered to set in commission.3DECKS
13.8.1784Left Cartagena with frigate Santa Gertrudis (24) to Cadiz.3DECKS
14.8.1784Helped Santa Gertrudis (24) to capture an argelian small vessel of 14 guns in their way to Cadiz.3DECKS
15.8.1784Arrived to Cadiz from Cartagena with Santa Gertrudis (24)3DECKS
2.1793Arrived to Cartagena and stayed to set the ship full in commission.3DECKS
23.2.1793Left Cadiz with other 6 SoL to Cartagena to join the Campaign of Toulon.3DECKS
2.10.1793Left Cartagena to Toulon.3DECKS
21.10.1793Arrived to Toulon joinning there the british-spanish fleet forces.3DECKS
25.12.1793Left Toulon to Cartagena.3DECKS
31.12.1793Arrived to Cartagena.3DECKS
3.3.1795At Cadiz.3DECKS
26.6.1796At Cartagena, there is a fire but it is extinged by the crew.3DECKS
1797At Cadiz, blocked by british naval forces.3DECKS
14.2.1797Battle of Cape St. Vincent, with 8 dead and 21 wounded.3DECKS
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
18002nd Campaign of the English Channel.3DECKS
1800At Brest, blocked by british naval forces.3DECKS
1801At Brest, blocked by british naval forces.3DECKS
1808Careened at El Ferrol.3DECKS
1808Left El Ferrol to Cadiz.3DECKS
1809At Cadiz.3DECKS
1810At Cadiz.3DECKS
6.3.1810At Cadiz, suffered a big storm.3DECKS
7.3.1810Lost anchors and run ashore to the french occupied coast of Cadiz.3DECKS
8.3.1810Under shot by french troops.3DECKS
9.3.1810Burnt by french troops' shots & sunk.3DECKS


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