Principe de Asturias

Nominal Guns112B006
OperatorArmada Real
Home Port B006
How acquiredPurpose builtB006
ShipyardHavana - Cuba B006
Ship ClassMeregildos / Santa Ana ClassB006
Designed by Landa RomeroB006
Constructor Honorato BouyonB006
CategoryFirst RateB006
Ship TypeShip of the Line B006
Sailing RigShip RiggedB006
Deleted from list1812B006


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck210' 0"Burgos Feet58.506 (191′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth58' 0"Burgos Feet16.1588 (53′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold27' 6"Burgos Feet7.5421 (24′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen2,453Tons BM 


1794Broadside 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

2 Ship Commanders

1797Brigadier Antonio de Escaño (1750-1814)E-WIKI3.9.1805 - 17.11.1805Brigadier Rafael de HoreB006

2 Flag Officers

1797Teniente General Juan Joaquin MorenoE-WIKI3.9.1805 - 21.10.1805Teniente General Federico Carlos Gravina y Napoli (1756-1806)B006

Service History

1795Left La Habana to Cadiz with San Pedro Apostol urcas Presentacion & Santa Librada & 44 merchantmen.
17.5.1795Arrived to Cadiz with San Pedro Apostol urcas Presentacion & Santa Librada & 44 merchantmen.
1796Left Cadiz to Terranova.
26.9.1796Left Cadiz to Mediterranean.
10.1796At Cadiz.
12.1796Left Cadiz to Cartagena with Ceres & Perla.
20.12.1796Battle against british Blanche and Minerve.
21.12.1796Entered at Cartagena.
31.1.1797Left Cartagena scorting a 57 ships convoy to Cadiz.
14.2.1797Battle of Cape St Vincent
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
3.3.1797Entered at Cadiz.
6.2.1798Left Cadiz chasing british blocking force.
13.2.1798Entered at Cadiz.
11.1798Coppered plated finished and armed.
1799Arrived to Brest.
12.5.1799Left Cadiz to Menorca.
20.5.1799Entered at Cartagena due to storm damage.
29.6.1799Left Cartagena to Cadiz.
11.7.1799Entered at Cadiz.
22.7.1799Left Cadiz to Brest.
1802Arrived to Naples.
29.4.1802Left Brest to Cadiz.
13.5.1802Entered at Cadiz.
5.6.1802Left Cadiz to Cartagena, patrolling waters off Argelia.
26.6.1802Entered at Cartagena.
22.7.1802Left Cartagena to Naples with Bahama, Guerrero, Atocha & Soledad.
9.1802Left Naples to Barcelona.
1.10.1802Entered at Barcelona.
11.1802Left Naples to Cartagena.
9.11.1802Left Barcelona to Naples.
19.11.1802Entered at Naples.
4.12.1802Entered at Cartagena.
1.2.1803Left Cartagena to El Ferrol.
26.2.1803Entered at El Ferrol.
27.2.1803Set in ordinary, disarmed.
13.11.1804Set i commissioned re-armed.
1805Left El Ferrol to join Adm. Villeneuve's fleet.
1805Entered at Cadiz.
20.10.1805Left Cadiz to Cartagena.
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
23.10.1805Entered at Cadiz.
2.11.1805Set to be repaired at La Carraca, Cadiz.
22.2.1806Finished repairs.
9.6.1808Battle of Cadiz
1809Left Cadiz to El Ferrol.
19.9.1809Entered at Cadiz.
6.9.1810Left Cadiz with Santa Ana and Implacable to La Habana.
11.1810All arrived to La Habana.
1814Out of careen at La Habana harbour, wrecked in the mug in front of the arsenal.
1817Ordered to be sold.
12.9.1820Ordered to be sold, with Santa Ana
10.1834The wrecked hull still visible at the waters in front of La Habana's arsenal.


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