España

2678
Nominal Guns743DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Launched1.6.17573DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardArsenal de la Carraca - Cádiz 3DECKS
Ship ClassAfrica Class3DECKS
Designed by Matthew Mullins3DECKS
Constructor Matthew Mullins3DECKS
CategoryThird Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Broken Up18093DECKS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentAGMAB
Length of Gundeck171' 0"Burgos Feet47.6406 (156′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel153' 6"Burgos Feet42.6284 (139′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth45' 2"Burgos Feet12.5463 (41′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 7"Burgos Feet6.2105 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 7"Burgos Feet6.2105 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Forward20' 8"Burgos Feet5.7577 (18′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1.190Tons BM 

Armament


1794Broadside Weight = 543 Spanish libre (585.897 lbs 249.237 kg)GDM01
Lower Gun Deck26 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 Spanish 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Spanish 4-Pound Pederoso
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Spanish 3-Pound Obusier

1805Broadside Weight = 792 Spanish libre (854.568 lbs 363.528 kg) 
Lower Gun Deck26 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 Spanish 30-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck10 Spanish 24-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck10 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 Spanish 4-Pound Pederoso

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.12.1768 - 1768Capitan de navio Felipe Montes8.5.1776 - 1776Capitan de navio Jose de Urrutia5.1795 - 1795Capitan de navio Miguel Orozco16.1.1805 - 1805Capitan de navio Bernardo Muñoz

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1761Teniente General Carlos Reggio y Gravina Brachiforte y Gravina (1713-1773)

Service History


DateEventSource
29.6.1760Left Cadiz to La Habana.
3.5.1761Left Veracruz to La Habana with Dragon, Mercurio, Jupiter & 7 merchantmen.GDM01
29.6.1761Arrived to La Habana with Dragon, Mercurio, Jupiter & 7 merchantmen.GDM01
13.7.1761Left La Habana to Cadiz with Dragon, Mercurio, Jupiter & 9 merchantmen (4)GDM01
12.9.1761Entered at Cadiz with Dragon, Mercurio, Jupiter & 7 merchantmen (3) with 8,640,755 gold & silver pesos and goods.GDM01
1.1762At Cadiz with other 12 SoL.
11.1763At Cadiz.
24.2.1765Left Cadiz to Veracruz with San Carlos (112) , Castilla (64) & 12 merchantmen with supplies & mercury.DANFS
15.5.1765Arrived to Veracruz with San Carlos (112) , Castilla (64) & 12 merchantmen with supplies & mercury.DANFS
19.11.1766Left Veracruz with San Carlos & Castilla
14.12.1766Entered at La Habana with San Carlos & Castilla
12.1.1767Left La Habana for Cadiz with San Carlos (112) , Castilla (64) and 5 or 6 merchantmenDANFS
13.3.1767Arrived to Cadiz with San Carlos (112) , Castilla (64) & 5-6 merchantmen with 16,233,504 gold & silver pesos fuertes & other goods.DANFS
22.12.1768Left Cadiz for Veracruz with Dragon (64) (64) and 9 merchantmen.DANFS
27.4.1770Left Veracruz to La Habana with Dragon (64)
4.6.1770Left La Habana to Cadiz with Dragon (64)
22.7.1770Entered at Cadiz with Dragon (64) & 15,000,000 pesos in gold & silver.
1771Left to La Habana, with troops & scorting merchantmen.
8.5.1776Left Cadiz to Veracruz with Dragon (64) & 15 merchantmen.
25.7.1776Arrived to Veracruz with Dragon (64) & 15 merchantmen.
7.1777At Veracruz, set to maintenance repairs.
8.1777Finished repairs.
16.1.1778Left Veracruz with Dragon (64) & merchantmen San Cristobal & Victoria to La Habana.
8.2.1778Joinned with San Lorenzo (2), Angel de la Guarda, Santa Cecilia & Santa Barbara in their way to La Habana.
13.2.1778Entered at La Habana all together.
9.3.1778Left La Habana with Dragon (64), San Lorenzo (2), Angel de la Guarda, Santa Cecilia (34) & Santa Barbara (34) with
20.5.1778All arrived to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
29.6.1778All arrived to Cadiz.
7.1778Left Cadiz to El Ferrol with Dragon (64)
6.17791st Campaign of the English Channel.
9.1779Finished the campaign.
1780Campaign of Gibraltar.
17812nd Campaign of the English Channel.
9.1782Blocking of Gibraltar.
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
21.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
5.1795Left Cadiz with 16 merchantmen to Veracruz with troops, mercury, guns & supplies.
19.6.1795Arrived to Puerto Rico.
30.6.1795Left Puerto Rico to Santo Domingo.
9.1795Left Veracruz with gold to Cadiz.
12.1795Left Cadiz to Trieste with Venganza
1797At Cadiz, blocked by Admiral Jervis, careened.
1798At Cadiz, blocked by Admiral Jervis.
1799At Cadiz, blocked by Admiral Jervis.
5.1799His crew is assigned among Mazarredo's fleet, before leaving Cadiz with Admiral De Bruix.
1803Careened at La Carraca, Cadiz.
16.1.1805Commissioned at Cadiz to depart with other 11 SoL in march to join Admiral Villeneuve's fleet at the Caribbean.
10.4.1805Left Cadiz under Admiral Gravina's fleet of 6 SoL to Caribbean.
22.7.1805Battle of Cape Finisterre
22.7.18053rd Battle of Cape Finisterre
27.7.1805Entered at Vigo.
31.7.1805Entered at El Ferrol to be repaired, crew assigned to other Admiral Gravina's ships
1.11.1805At Vigo bay.
1807Out service navy list, at El Ferrol.
10.6.1808Royal Order to be broke up, at El Ferrol.

 

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