Monarca

2711
Nominal Guns74W006
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Ordered21.9.1791B006
Named1.11.1791W006
Launched17.3.1794B084
Home PortBilbao - Biscay W006
How acquiredPurpose builtB084
ShipyardBilbao - Biscay W006
CategoryThird RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured21.10.1805W006

Dimensions


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 Hold28' 4"Burgos Feet7.8124 (25′ 7″ Imperial)
Draught Aft25' 0"Burgos Feet6.965 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,640Tons BM 

Armament


1794Broadside Weight = 670 Spanish libre (722.93 lbs 307.53 kg)B006
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 Spanish 8-Pounder
Forecastle6 Spanish 8-Pounder

1805Broadside Weight = 852 Spanish libre (919.308 lbs 391.068 kg)B006
Gun Deck10 Spanish 30-Pound Obusier
Gun Deck6 Spanish 24-Pound Obusier
Gun Deck6 Spanish 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1805672 B006

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1794 - 1799Capitan de navio Jose Justo SalcedoB0064.1.1799 - 24.9.1803Capitan de navio Joaquin MozoB00625.9.1803 - 21.10.1805Capitan de navio Teodoro de Argumosa y BourkeB006

Service History


DateEventSource
1794Left El Ferrol to Cadiz.
9.1794Left Cadiz for naval testing with Montannes (74)
11.1794Entered at Cadiz with Montannes (74)
1795Due to naval test, replaced masts for better performance.
1795Entered at Cartagena.
1795Joinned Adm. Cordova's fleet, patrolled Azores Islands & more testing with Montannes (74)
24.2.1795Left Cartagena with San Juan Nepomuceno (74)
10.1795Changed some sails & masts.
11.1795Entered at Cadiz.
18.12.1795Left Cadiz under Adm. Langara's fleet for the Campaign of Rosas Bay.
1796Entered at Cartagena.
1796Left Cartagena to Cadiz.
1796Entered at Cadiz.
16.6.1796Left Cadiz to Veracruz.
19.7.1796Arrived to Veracruz after 34 days of navigation.
19.8.1796Left Veracruz to La Habana with 5,573,242 pesos.
6.10.1796Entered at Cadiz.
15.11.1796Left La Habana to Cadiz with 6,500,000 pesos.
1797Blocked at Cadiz.
1798Arrived to Veracruz & departed back to Spain.
1798Entered at Vigo & left to El Ferrol.
6.2.1798Left Cadiz under Adm. Mazarredo's fleet.
13.2.1798Entered at Cadiz.
10.4.1798Left Cadiz to Veracruz with N S de las Mercedes & N S de la Paz
10.1798At El Ferrol, under maintenance repairs in commission, armed.
4.1.1799Left El Ferrol under Com. Ordonnez's squadron of 4 SoL, 3 frigates & troops to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
2.2.1799Returned to El Ferrol.
28.4.1799Left El Ferrol under Adm. Melgarejo's fleet of 5 SoL, 2 frigates, minnor ships & troops to Rochefort.
7.5.1799Arrived to Rochefort.
30.8.1799Left Rochefort to Brest.
11.9.1799Arrived to El Ferrol, due to british blocking of Brest.
25.8.1800British assault to El Ferrol under Admiral Warren.
1801At El Ferrol, disarmed & needed of careen.
1802At El Ferrol, disarmed & needed of careen.
1803At El Ferrol, disarmed & needed of careen.
13.11.1804Ordered to careen & in commission.
24.1.1805Finished careen & in commission.
6.2.1805A lighting hit a mast at El Ferrol.
18.2.1805Joinned Adm. Grandallana's fleet at El Ferrol.
13.8.1805Left El Ferrol under Admiral Villeneuve's franco-spanish fleet to Cadiz.
20.8.1805Entered at Cadiz with the franco-spanish fleet.
20.10.1805Left Cadiz with the franco-spanish fleet.
21.10.1805Surrended to british at the end of the Battle of Trafalgar
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
28.10.1805Wrecked at Arenas Gordas, due to thereafter storm and battle damages.

 

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