Salvador del Mundo

2645
Nominal Guns1123DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Launched2.5.17873DECKS
Home Port 3DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardHavana 3DECKS
Ship ClassMeregildos / Santa Ana Class
Designed byFernandez Landa3DECKS
CategoryFirst Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured14.2.17973DECKS
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Salvador del Mundo' (1797) (112)

Dimensions


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 

Armament


1787Broadside Weight = 1188 Spanish libre (1281.852 lbs 545.292 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck30 Spanish 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Spanish 8-Pounder

1797Broadside Weight = 1196 Spanish libre (1290.484 lbs 548.964 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck30 Spanish 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 Spanish 8-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1790BrigadierJacinto Ferrero SerranoTODO1797 - 14.2.1797Capitan de navioAntonio Yepes (d.1797)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
14.2.1797Taken by Mucius (74) off Cape clear


Sources


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

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Vol Williams on Friday 28th of March 2014 03:15

The Salvador del Mundo was built at El Ferrol, not Havana. It was the second ship of the Santa Ana class, not the Meregildos class. The first 3 were built in El Ferrol: Snata Ana 1784, Salvodor del Mundo 1787, Reina Luisa 1791. Trafalgar And The Spanish Navy by John D Harbron

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