Europa

2707
Nominal Guns74B084
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down1789B084
Launched19.10.1789B084
Home Port B084
How acquiredPurpose builtB084
ShipyardFerrol B084
Designed byLanda RomeroB084
ConstructorBryant TomasB084
CategoryThird RateB084
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked1801B084

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


1789Broadside 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

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1790Capitan de navioPedro Luis Obregón y CeballosTODO22.12.1794 - 1795Capitan de fragataJose de Gardoqui3DECKS1795 - 1796BrigadierIgnacio Maria de Alava y Saenz de Navarrete (1750-1817)3DECKS

Service History


DateEventSource
15.6.1794Arrived to Veracruz.3DECKS
22.12.1794Left Veracruz for Havanna with 6,425,526 pesos in merchant frigates Astuta, Afortunada (Dolores), San Jose y San
30.1.1795At Havanna
28.2.1795Left Havanna for Cadiz with San Carlos (112), gold, platinum & goods.
19.4.1795Arrived to Cadiz with San Carlos (112), 9,773,587 pesos, precious metals & goods.3DECKS
29.11.1795Left Cadiz to Chile as Com. Alava's flagship with Montañes (74), San Pedro (74), N S del Pilar (34) & Fama (34).3DECKS
6.12.1795Nearby waters of Canary Islands.3DECKS
19.12.1795N S del Pilar left the squadron to Puerto Soledad, Malvinas, with letters.3DECKS
28.1.1796Com. Alava's squadron arrived to Port Egmont, Malvinas and joinned there again N S del Pilar (34)3DECKS
4.2.1796Com. Alava's squadron left Port Egmont.3DECKS
4.3.1796Arrived to Concepcion (Chile) with Europa (74), Montañes (74), N S del Pilar (34) & Fama (34).3DECKS
6.3.1796Arrived to Port Talcahuango, Concepcion, Chile the San Pedro (74) alone.3DECKS
6.10.1796Left El Callao to Manila under Com. Alava's with Europa (74), Montañes (74), San Pedro (74), N S del Pilar (34) & Fama (34).3DECKS
1801Wrecked at Manila, Philippines, due to lack of careen.3DECKS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B084Jose Romero Fdez. de Landa, un Ingeniero de Marina en el s. XVIIIJose Maria de Juan-Garcia AguadoBook
TODOTodo a BaborUnknownWeb Site
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
 

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