San Bernardo
Nominal Guns68
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down15.7.1752
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardReal Astillero de Esteiro - Ferrol
Designed by Juan Jorge
Constructor Guillermo Turner
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up6.6.1768


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:
Length of Gundeck92' 6"Spanish Codo Real51.4017 (168′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel80' 0"Spanish Codo Real44.576 (146′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth23' 8"Spanish Codo Real12.9394 (42′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 6"Spanish Codo Real6.4078 (21′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Aft12' 0"Spanish Codo Real6.6864 (21′ 11″ Imperial)

1 Ship Commander

2.6.1758 - 1758Capitan de fragata Fernando del Campillo3DECKS

Service History

8.1756At El Ferrol under Com. Stuart's squadron with Triunfante (74), Soberano (68) & Vencedor (68)
10.1756Entered at Cartagena with Triunfante (74), Soberano (68) & Vencedor (68)
3.1757At Cartagena, ordered to set in commission with Triunfante (74), Soberano (68) & Vencedor (68)
1758Entered back to Cartagena.
5.1758Left Cartagena with Triunfante (74), Soberano (68), Septentrion, Vencedor (68), Astrea (26) & Juno (26) for antipiracy.
2.6.1758Left Cartagena with Vencedor (68) & Soberano (68) patrolling for pirates off Argelia coast.
9.6.1758Action versus Argelian ships.
2.1759Set to careen at Cartagena.
8.1759Finished careen at Cartagena.
1760At Cartagena, commissioned for anti-piracy at waters off Cartagena.
1762At Cadiz.
1762Commissioned to patrol waters off Cape St. Vincent.
1762Transported troops to north Africa spanish posessions.
1762At Genoa & Marsella.
1763Arrived to La Habana.
27.4.1763Left Cadiz to La Habana with troops, supplies, 3 SoL & 2 merchantmen.1
6.6.1768Out of navy service list and probably broke up at La Habana.


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