Nuestra Señora de la Santisima Trinidad

2647
Nominal Guns116TODO
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down1765TODO
Launched20.3.1769TODO
Home PortBarcelona - Spain TODO
How acquiredPurpose builtTODO
ShipyardHavana - Cuba TODO
Designed byMatthew MullinsTODO
CategoryFirst RateTODO
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked21.10.1805TODO
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Santisima Trinidad' (1805) (140)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck220' 6"Burgos Feet61.299 (201′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel188' 0"Burgos Feet52.3768 (171′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth58' 0"Burgos Feet16.1588 (53′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold29' 10"Burgos Feet8.0794 (26′ 6″ Imperial)
Burthen2,475Tons BM 

Armament


1769Broadside Weight = 1204 Spanish libre (1299.116 lbs 552.636 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck30 Spanish 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle22 Spanish 8-Pounder

1796Broadside Weight = 1400 Spanish libre (1510.6 lbs 642.6 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck32 Spanish 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck36 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Spanish 24-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Spanish 4-Pound Pederoso

1805Broadside Weight = 1472 Spanish libre (1588.288 lbs 675.648 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck32 Spanish 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck36 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Spanish 24-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Spanish 4-Pound Pederoso

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1797Capitan de navioCiriaco CevallosEWIKI1805 - 21.10.1805Capitan de navioFrancisco Javier de Uriarte y BorjaTRN5

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1797BrigadierRafael OrozcoEWIKI1797Teniente GeneralJosé de Córdoba y Ramos (1732-1815)EWIKI27.3.1805 - 21.10.1805Jefe de EscuadraBaltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros y la TorreB006

Service History


DateEventSource
19.2.1770Left La Habana to Vigo.
12.4.1770Arrived to Vigo.
9.5.1770Left Vigo to El Ferrol.
15.5.1770Arrived to El Ferrol.
6.1770Maintenance repairs.
21.7.1770Left El Ferrol with Guerrero & Santo Domingo for naval test.
9.8.1770Entered at El Ferrol with Guerrero & Santo Domingo
1771At El Ferrol, in ordinary, disarmed.
1772At El Ferrol, in ordinary, disarmed.
1773At El Ferrol, in ordinary, disarmed.
1774At El Ferrol, in ordinary, disarmed.
1775At El Ferrol, in ordinary, disarmed.
1.1776At El Ferrol, set to careen & new masts.
6.1776Finished careen & new masts.
14.3.1778Entered at the dry dock of El Ferrol for modifications 3.
28.3.1778Finished strutural modifications to solve problems with lower gun decks.
4.1778Left El Ferrol to test structure modifications; the problem persisted.
7.1778Left El Ferrol to Cadiz, to be again modified at La Carraca to solve the problem.
7.8.1778Entered at Cadiz.
23.6.1779Left Cadiz with Admiral Cordova's fleet of 42 SoL.
23.7.1779Nearby Sisargas islands Adm. Cordova's fleet joinned Count of Orvilliers' fleet of 23 SoL.
17.8.1779Franco-spanish fleet at south of Plymouth, captured Ardent
19.8.1779Two lightings hit the ship.
13.9.1779Franco-spanish fleet entered at Brest.
9.11.1779Left Brest under Adm. Cordova's fleet of 15 SoL to reinforce Langara's fleet blocking of Gibraltar.
19.11.1779Arrived to waters off Cadiz and waited for Langara's fleet.
12.1779Adm. Cordova's fleet suffered a storm, damaging many ships.
31.12.1779Entered at Cadiz to repair ships from storm damages.
9.7.1780Left Cadiz under Adm. Cordova's fleet.
18.7.1780Entered at Cadiz under Admiral Cordova's fleet.
31.7.1780Left Cadiz under Adm. Cordova's fleet to patrol Cape St. Vincent.
9.8.1780Captured 51 british merchantships near Cape St. Vincent.
29.8.1780Entered at Cadiz.
6.2.1781Left Cadiz under Adm. Cordova's fleet to cross Cape St. Vincent and waters off Portugal.
28.3.1781Entered at Cadiz under Adm. Cordova's fleet.
1.5.1781Left Cadiz under Adm. Cordova's fleet to wait for Adm. Solano's fleet from La Habana.
19.6.1781Entered at Cadiz under Adm. Cordova's fleet due to Adm. Solano's fleet from La Habana delay.
20.7.1781Arrived to Cadiz Adm. Count Guichen & de La Motte-Picquet with 22 french SoL.
23.7.1781Left Cadiz as Adm. Cordova's fleet (over 50 SoL) flagship with french forces to Mahon & English Channel.
8.1781At Cape Finisterre as Adm. Cordova's fleet flagship.
15.8.1781At the English Channel as Adm. Cordova's fleet flagship.
5.9.1781Count Guichen squadron left Adm. Cordova's fleet to Brest.
23.9.1781Entered at Cadiz with Adm. Cordova's fleet.
5.10.1781At La Carraca, Cadiz, set to careen, coppered & changed main mast.
15.4.1782At La Carraca, Cadiz, finished careen, coppered & changed main mast.
5.6.1782Left Cadiz for the 2nd Campaign of the English Channel with 27 SoL & 2 frigates.
7.1782Captured nearby Sisargas islands a british convoy of 19 ships with destination Terranova.
8.7.1782Nearby Ouessant island Adm. Cordova's fleet is joinned by 9 SoL of La Motte-Picquet.
5.9.1782Entered at Cadiz after the 2nd Campaign of the English Channel.
9.9.1782Entered at Algeciras.
13.9.1782Assault & siegto to Gribraltar.
3.10.1782Left Cadiz under Adm. Cordova's fleet of 46 SoL, 2 frigates & some small vessels.
21.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
28.10.1782Entered at Cadiz with Adm. Cordova's fleet after the battle.
23.4.1783Due to peace with britain, by royal order Adm. Cordova's fleet is set in ordinary.
1784At Cadiz in ordinary.
1785At Cadiz in ordinary.
1786At Cadiz in ordinary.
1787At Cadiz in ordinary.
1788At Cadiz in ordinary.
1789At Cadiz in ordinary.
1790At Cadiz in ordinary.
1791At Cadiz in ordinary.
1792At Cadiz in ordinary.
1793At Cadiz in ordinary.
1794At Cadiz in ordinary.
1795

At La Carraca, Cadiz in ordinary, careened and modified again, adding the 4th deck.

3DECKS
1795Refitted as a 136 gun First Rate Ship of the Line TODO
4.8.1796Left Cadiz as Adm. Langara's flagship of 26 Sol & 14 frigates, scorting Rear Adm. Richery french squadron.
9.1796Back to Cadiz under Adm. Langara's fleet.
26.9.1796Left Cadiz under Adm. Langara's fleet of 26 Sol & 14 frigates to sail the Mediterranean.
10.1796Nearby Cartagena was joinned by 7 more SoL & sailed waters off Corsica & Italy.
11.1796Entered at Toulon under Adm. Langara's fleet.
12.1796Left Toulon under Adm. Langara's fleet & 12 french SoL.
20.12.1796Entered at Cartagena under Adm. Langara's fleet.
1797At Cadiz, in ordinary, careened & repaired.
10.1.1797At Cartagena, ordered to modified again, adding 2 ft. of beam at Cadiz.
2.2.1797Left Cartagena to Cadiz under Adm. Cordoba's fleet of 27 SoL, frigates & minor vessels.
14.2.1797Battle of Cape St Vincent
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
20.2.1797Pursuit of the Santissima Trinidad
1.3.1797Terpsichore vs Santissima Trinidad
3.3.1797Entered at Cadiz after avoiding british frigates.
1798At Cadiz, in ordinary.
1799At Cadiz, in ordinary.
1800At Cadiz, in ordinary.
1801At Cadiz, in ordinary.
1802At Cadiz, in ordinary.
2.11.1803At Cadiz, set to careen & coppered.
24.12.1803At Cadiz, finished careen & coppered.
1804At Cadiz, in ordinary.
1805Refitted as a 140 gun First Rate Ship of the Line TODO
1.1805At Cadiz, set to careen & fitted.
18.6.1805At Cadiz, finished careen & set in commission.
19.10.1805Left Cadiz under Adm. Villenueves' combined fleet.
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
24.10.1805

Captured by the British, wrecked about 25-28 miles south of Cadiz due to battle & storm damages.

TRN5

 

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