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San Gabriel

2704
Nominal Guns74TODO
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Launched5.3.1772ref:1266
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1266
ShipyardReal Astillero de Esteiro - Ferrol TODO
Ship ClassSan Pedro Apostol Classref:1266
Designed by
Francisco GautierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1733-1800
ref:1266
CategoryThird RateTODO
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:1266
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1266
Broken Up10.8.1809TODO

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck196' 4"Burgos Feet54.6066 (179′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel175' 8"Burgos Feet48.7575 (159′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth51' 4"Burgos Feet14.3015 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25' 1"Burgos Feet6.9696 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Draught Aft25' 8"Burgos Feet7.0021 (22′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen1,645Ton 

Armament


5.3.1772Broadside Weight = 670 Spanish libre (722.93 lbs 307.53 kg)ref:1266
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Spanish 8-Pounder

1790Broadside Weight = 673 Spanish libre (726.167 lbs 308.907 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Spanish 3-Pound Obusier

1793Broadside Weight = 670 Spanish libre (722.93 lbs 307.53 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Spanish 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Spanish 4-Pound Obusier

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1772550Design Complementref:1266

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1780Capitan de navio
Joaquin CannaveralSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1830
9.1790 - 14.12.1790Capitan de navio
Pablo Lacosa LlatazoSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1840
3DECKS
1791Capitan de navio
Jose Ramon de Vargas y VaraezSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1840
10.6.1793 - 6.4.1796Capitan de navio
Manuel PandoSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1844
3DECKS

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1779Teniente General
Juan Bautista BonetSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1817

Service History


DateEventSource
1773Left El Ferrol with San Pablo & San Pedro de Alcantara for naval testing.
1777Left El Ferrol to La Habana.
6.1779At La Habana under Adm. Bonet's squadron with San Ramon & Magnanimo.
1.1780Left La Habana scorting troops to New Orleans & assaoult of Mobile with 15 ships.
8.1780Left La Habana with Arrogante, Gallardo & brig San Juan Nepomuceno,(Renombrado) scorting 18 merchantmen to
4.1781Left La Habana under Adm. Solano's for the assault of Pensacola.
4.1782At La Habana under repairs.
21.7.1790At El Ferrol, In a squadron for the Campaign of Nutka, left for CadizB061
26.7.1793Arrived to La Guaira from Cadiz under Adm. Aristizabal squadron of 6 SoL & 1 frigate.
1.1794At Santo Domingo under Adm. Aristizabal in assault to the french Fort Delfin.
6.1794At La Habana under Com. Araoz' squadron.
1795In his way to La Guaira, meet & joinned Sirena, stopping both at Aguadilla bay due to the presence of 6 british ships.
4.1795Arrived to Puerto Rico with money from La Habana and left to La Guaira.
5.1795Arrived to Aguadilla bay with San Ramon & brig San Carlos from Fort Delfin.
5.1795Without enemies on view, left alone to La Guaira.
8.4.1796At Cadiz.
12.1796At Cadiz, set in ordinary to fill up other ships with his crew.
1797At Cadiz in ordinary.
1798At Cadiz in ordinary.
1799At Cadiz in ordinary.
1800At Cadiz in ordinary.
1801At Cadiz in ordinary.
1802At Cadiz in ordinary.
1803At Cadiz in ordinary.
1804At Cadiz in ordinary.
1805At Cadiz in ordinary.
1806At Cadiz in ordinary.
1807At Cadiz in ordinary.
1808Sunk at Cadiz due to lack of careen.
10.6.1808Royal Order of Duke of Berg to be broke up.


Notes on Ship


Sources (research by Santiago Gomez)
RGM, agosto de 1986, Enrique Manera Regueyra, "La política naval española del rey Carlos III"

RHN, año 1991, nº 34, Eric Beerman, "El marino que trasladó los restos de Colón de Santo Domingo a La Habana: Gabriel de Aristizabal"

Archivo General de Indias. ESTADO,56A,N.3

Archivo General de Simancas

Gervasio de Artiñano y de Galdácano, "La arquitecrtura naval española en madera"

Manuel Marliani, "Vindicación de la Armada española".

Cesareo Fdez. Duro, "Armada Española desde la union de los reinos de Castilla y Aragon" - Tomo VIII


 

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