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San Luis

2663
Nominal Guns94
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Launched30.9.1767
Home Port 
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardHavana - Cuba
Designed by
Juan JorgeSpanish
Designer
Ship Builder
Constructor
Matthew MullinsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1748-1750
CategorySecond Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1789

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent
Length of Gundeck197'Burgos Feet54.8859 (180′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel176' 10"Burgos Feet49.0336 (160′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth56'Burgos Feet15.6248 (51′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold28'Burgos Feet7.824 (25′ 8″ Imperial)
Draught Aft28' 6"Burgos Feet7.8182 (25′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen1,600Ton 

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.4.1780 - 1780Teniente General
Jose Solano y BoteSpanish
Naval Sailor

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1779Under Admiral Arce's fleet at El Ferrol.,
2.7.1779Left Ferrol under Admiral Arce's fleet to join Orvilliers' fleet for the 1st Campaign of the English Channel.,
28.4.1780Left Cadiz as Admiral Solano's flagship to Caribbean with 12 SoL, 3 frigates & 83 transports with 12,000 men & supplies.,
4.8.1780Arrived at Havana, avoiding Admiral Rodney's fleet.,GDM01
10.4.1781Left Havana for the Campaign of Pensacola.,
30.5.1781Entered at Havana from Pensacola.,
5.3.1782Left Havana to scort transports with troops & supplies to Guarico, Santo Domingo.,
11.1782At Veracruz.,
2.1783Left Havana to meet & escort fleet from Veracruz to Havana.,
1.6.1783Left Havana to Cadiz with San Nicolas de Bari with gold.,
20.7.1783Enterd Cadiz with San Nicolas de Bari with 240,000 pesos fuertes.,


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
GDM01Gazeta de MadridAuthority, Book
 

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