San Francisco de Paula

2686
Nominal Guns743DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down1788
Launched20.12.1788B084
Home Port 3DECKS
How acquiredPurpose builtB084
ShipyardCartagena - Spain
CategoryThird Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up18233DECKS

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)
Draught Aft28' 4"Burgos Feet7.8124 (25′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen1,619Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB006
Length of Gundeck190' 0"Burgos Feet52.934 (173′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel170' 2"Burgos Feet47.3627 (155′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth52' 0"Burgos Feet14.4872 (47′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25' 0"Burgos Feet6.965 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,640Ton 

Armament


1789Broadside Weight = 674 Spanish libre (727.246 lbs 309.366 kg)B084
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Spanish 4-Pound Pederoso

1805Broadside Weight = 750 Spanish libre (809.25 lbs 344.25 kg)B006
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Spanish 30-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Spanish 24-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Spanish 10-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Spanish 8-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1790BrigadierFederico Carlos Gravina y Napoli (1756-1806)TODO1797Capitan de navioJosé Ussel de GuimbarbaB084

Service History


DateEventSource
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
B084Jose Romero Fdez. de Landa, un Ingeniero de Marina en el s. XVIIIJose Maria de Juan-Garcia AguadoBook
B006La Campaña de Trafalgar (1804-1805) Corpus Documental (2 vols)J Ignacio González-AllerBook
TODOTodo a BaborUnknownWeb Site
 

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