Santo Toribio de Mogrobejo
Nominal Guns74B006
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down1793B006
Home Port B006
How acquiredPurpose builtB006
ShipyardFerrol - Spain B006
Designed by Julian Martin de RetamosaB006
Constructor Julian Martin de RetamosaB006
CategoryThird RateB006
Ship TypeShip of the Line B006
Sailing RigShip RiggedB006


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Burthen1,753Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB006
Length of Gundeck200' 0"Burgos Feet55.72 (182′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel179' 0"Burgos Feet49.8694 (163′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth54' 0"Burgos Feet15.0444 (49′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold26' 3"Burgos Feet7.2552 (23′ 9″ Imperial)
Draught Aft27' 0"Burgos Feet7.5222 (24′ 8″ Imperial)


1794Broadside Weight = 670 Spanish libre (722.93 lbs 307.53 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Spanish 8-Pounder

1805Broadside Weight = 956 Spanish libre (1031.524 lbs 438.804 kg)3DECKS
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Spanish 30-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Spanish 8-Pounder

5 Ship Commanders

9.1794 - 12.1794Capitan de navio Casimiro VigodetB00612.1794 - 16.6.1795Capitan de navio Jose JordanB00617.6.1795 - 1795Capitan de navio Isidoro Garcia del PostigoB00624.6.1805 - 1805Capitan de navio Francisco de Alcedo y BustamanteB00619.2.1808 - 10.3.1810Capitan de navio Jose Quevedo y ChiesaB006

4 Flag Officers

29.7.1795 - 1795Teniente de fragata Domingo de NavaB0067.1.1803 - 1803Teniente General Ignacio Maria de Alava y Saenz de Navarrete (1750-1817)B0062.11.1805 - 5.12.1805Teniente General Federico Carlos Gravina y Napoli (1756-1806)B00627.7.1895 - 28.7.1795Capitan General Ignacio Maria de Alava y Saenz de Navarrete (1750-1817)B006

Service History

9.1794Left El Ferrol with Monarca for naval testing.
11.1794Entered at El Ferrol with Monarca.
12.1794Ordered to join Admiral Langara's fleet at Mahon.
3.1795At Mahon, under Adm. Langara's fleet.
3.3.1795By Royal Ordenance, future 74's must be built following Montannes' plans.
30.3.1795Off Cape San Sebastian, action versus 8 french SoL & 2 frigates.
4.1795Entered at Sant Feliu de Guixols harbour.
4.1795Left Sant Feliu to Mahon.
16.6.1795By Royal Ordenance, assigned to Adm. Alava's fleet at Cadiz.
7.1795Left Mahon to Cadiz.
27.7.1795Entered at Cadiz.
11.11.1795Left Cadiz to Chile & Peru, thru Cape Horn with a squadron.1
30.11.1795Left Cadiz to Chile & Peru, thru Cape Horn with a squadron.2
1796The squadron arrived to El Callao.
1796The squadron left El Callao to Manila.
26.1.1796The squadron arrived to Malvinas islands for supplies, before crossing Cape Horn.
4.3.1796All arrived to Talcaguano's bay, Chile, without San Pedro Apostol (74)
6.3.1796San Pedro Apostol (74) arrived to Talcaguano's bay, Chile and joinned the squadron.
25.12.1796The squadron arrived to Manila.
8.1.1797The squadron entered at Cavite.
20.4.1797Left Cavite with San Pedro Apostol, Santa Maria de la Cabeza, Santa Maria, Fama & Lucia.
24.4.1797Suffered 2 days of hurricane storm.
26.4.1797All ships damaged had to return to Cavite. Santa Maria was lost.
11.5.1797Arrived to Cavite with San Pedro Apostol, Santa Maria de la Cabeza, Fama & Lucia.
1803Left Cadiz to El Ferrol.
7.1.1803Left Cavite with N S del Pilar, Fama & Lucia.
5.3.1803Entered at Cape Good Hope with N S del Pilar, Fama & Lucia.
15.5.1803Entered at Cadiz with N S del Pilar, Fama & Lucia.
16.3.1805Disarmed, set to careen & coppered.
24.6.1805Fineshed careen & coppered.
13.8.1805Left El Ferrol to join Adm. Villeneuve's spanish-french fleet.
20.8.1805Entered at Cadiz with Admiral Villeneuve's spanish-french fleet.
20.10.1805Left Cadiz with Admiral Villeneuve's spanish-french fleet.
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
22.10.1805Enterd at Cadiz.
23.10.1805Left Cadiz to help damaged ships.
23.10.1805Entered at Cadiz with Santa Ana & Neptuno.
6.12.1805Entered at La Carraca for repairs.
25.2.1806Finished repairs.
9.6.1808Battle of Cadiz.
1.5.1809Left Cadiz with San Lorenzo & 2 british ships with french prisioners to Canary Islands.
16.6.1809Entered Cadiz from Canary Islands with San Lorenzo.
12.8.1809Left Cadiz to El Ferrol with gold, army & naval supplies for the troops & ships there.
18.9.1809Entered at Cadiz from El Ferrol.
6.3.1810At Cadiz ready to depart to Puerto Rico.
7.3.1810Due to a storm, lost cables and run ashore the french occupied coast Cadiz.
10.3.1810Set on fire by french troops shots.
12.3.1822Recovered the hull, was sold in public auction.


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