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Conquistador

2685
Nominal Guns743DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Ordered9.1.17893DECKS
Keel Laid Down17913DECKS
Launched9.12.17913DECKS
First Commissioned17923DECKS
Home Port 3DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardCartagena - Murcia 3DECKS
Designed by
Landa RomeroSpanish
Designer
Ship Builder
3DECKS
CategoryThird Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Transfered18023DECKS
Becomes
French Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Conquérant' (1801) (74) 1801-1824
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB084
Length of Gundeck190' 0"Burgos Feet52.934 (173′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth52' 0"Burgos Feet14.4872 (47′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25' 0"Burgos Feet6.965 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,640Ton 

Armament


1792Broadside Weight = 670 Spanish libre (722.93 lbs 307.53 kg)B084
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Spanish 8-Pounder

1799Broadside Weight = 804 Spanish libre (867.516 lbs 369.036 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Spanish 12-Pounder

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 14.2.1797Capitan de navio
Jose ButlerSpanish
Naval Sailor
12.5.1799 - 1801Capitan de navio
Nicolas Estrada y PosadaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1833
3DECKS
1801 - 12.4.1802Capitan de navio
Francisco Javier de Uriarte y BorjaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1845
3DECKS

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
1800At Brest3DECKS
1801At Brest3DECKS
12.4.1802Transfered to the French navy at Brest3DECKS

 

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