Mejicano

2651
Nominal Guns1123DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down2.17853DECKS
Launched20.1.17863DECKS
Home Port 3DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
Ship ClassMeregildos / Santa Ana Class3DECKS
Designed by Landa Romero3DECKS
CategoryFirst Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Sold8.10.18133DECKS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck205' 5"Burgos Feet57.1362 (187′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel183' 9"Burgos Feet50.9863 (167′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth54' 7"Burgos Feet15.085 (49′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold26' 0"Burgos Feet7.2436 (23′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen2,308Tons BM 

Armament


20.1.1786Broadside 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

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1786Capitan de navio Miquel Felix de Goicochea3DECKS1790Capitan de navio Santiago Muñoz de VelascoTODO1797 - 14.2.1797Capitan de navio Francisco de Herrera y Cruzat (1738-1797)3DECKS

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1790Teniente General Francisco de BorjaTODO

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent

 

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