Real Carlos

2652
Nominal Guns112B084
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down25.1.1787B084
Launched4.11.1787B084
How acquiredPurpose builtB084
ShipyardHavana B084
Ship ClassMeregildos / Santa Ana Class
Designed byLanda RomeroB084
CategoryFirst RateB084
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action12.7.1801B084

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB084
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 Hold27' 6"Burgos Feet7.5421 (24′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen2,308Tons BM 

Armament


1787Broadside Weight = 1188 Spanish libre (1281.852 lbs 545.292 kg)B002
Gun Deck30 Spanish 36-Pounder
Gun Deck32 Spanish 24-Pounder
Gun Deck32 Spanish 12-Pounder
Gun Deck18 Spanish 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1787878 B084

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1793Capitan de navioBaltasar de Sesma y Zaylorda1799 - 1800Capitan de navioFrancisco Javier de Melgarejo y Rojas1801 - 12.7.1801Capitan de navioJose Javier de EzquerroB084

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1793Teniente GeneralFrancisco de Borja

Service History


DateEventSource
28.2.1793Left Cadiz with Gallardo (74) & Santa Florentina (34) for Cartagena.
10.4.1793Arrived at Cartagena and joined Commodore Borja's squadron for the Campaign of Sardinia, Saint Pietro & Antioco.
8.4.1799Left Ferrol with Argonauta (80), Monarca (74), San Agustin (70) & Castilla (60)
7.5.1799Arrived with the all the above ships at Rochefort.
6.1799Blocked by a British squadron at Rochefort.
30.8.1799Left Rochefort to join Mazarredo's & Bruix's fleets at Brest, avoiding British blocking
9.1799Arrived to Brest but is blockaded by over 40 British ships and returned to Ferrol.
11.9.1799Entered Ferrol.
25.8.1800Attack on Ferrol
20.4.1801Left Ferrol for Cadiz with San Hermenegildo (112), San Fernando (94), Argonauta (80) & San Agustin (74)
25.4.1801Entered Cadiz with San Hermenegildo (112), San Fernando (94), Argonauta (80) & San Agustin (74)
9.7.1801Left Cadiz with San Hermenegildo (112), San Fernando (94), Argonauta (80), San Agustin (74) & Sabina (40)
10.7.1801Entered Algeciras bay with the above ships and French vessels Saint-Antoine (74), Luibre (40), Muiron (40) & lugger Vautour
10.7.1801Sailed from Algeciras bay as part of the combined squadron
12.7.1801The Gut of Gibraltar


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B084Jose Romero Fdez. de Landa, un Ingeniero de Marina en el s. XVIIIJose Maria de Juan-Garcia AguadoBook
B002Modelos de Arsenal del Museo NavalJ.Igancio Gonzalez-AllerBook
 

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