San Isidro

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San Isidoro
Nominal Guns74ref:748
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Launched2.5.1768ref:748
First Commissioned5.1768ref:748
How acquiredPurpose builtref:748
ShipyardReal Astillero de Esteiro - Ferrol ref:748
Ship ClassSan Isidro Class
CategoryThird Rateref:748
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured14.2.1797ref:748
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'San Ysidro' (1797) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck191' 1"Burgos Feet53.2129 (174′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel160' 9"Burgos Feet44.5795 (146′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth52' 1"Burgos Feet14.4988 (47′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold24' 10"Burgos Feet6.6864 (21′ 11″ Imperial)
Draught Aft26' 10"Burgos Feet7.2436 (23′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen1,658Ton 

Armament


1797Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1768525 3DECKS

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1779 - 1779Capitan de navioDiego Quiroga3DECKS20.10.1782 - 1782BrigadierJusto Riquelme y Salafranca3DECKS1.1790 - 1790Capitan de navioPedro de Leiva3DECKS13.6.1792 - 6.10.1792BrigadierAntonio Chacon3DECKS1.1794 - 1794Capitan de navioJose Salazar3DECKS3.1795 - 14.10.1795Capitan de navioJeronimo Bravo3DECKS3.1795 - 14.10.1795Capitan de navioJeronimo Bravo3DECKS15.10.1795 - 14.2.1797Capitan de navioTeodoro de Argumosa y Bourke3DECKS

Service History


DateEventSource
10.10.1768Left Cartagena with San Vicente Ferrer, Santa Isabel, Santa Teresa & a privateer to Algier to exchange prisioners.3DECKS
29.12.1768Entered at Cartagena from Algier with Santa Isabel, Santa Teresa & a privateer.3DECKS
1769Left Cartagena with Santa Teresa to Algier.3DECKS
9.3.1769Entered back to Cartagena with Santa Teresa.3DECKS
1776At El Ferrol department fleet.3DECKS
1777At Cadiz departament fleet.3DECKS
1779First Campaign of the English Channel.3DECKS
9.1779Entered at Brest with Cordoba's fleet.3DECKS
19.11.1779Left Brest to Cadiz with Cordoba's fleet.3DECKS
19.12.1779Entered at Cadiz.3DECKS
2.1781Left Cadiz with a combined Franco-Spanish fleet, patrolling Cape St. Vincent.3DECKS
1.5.1781Left Cadiz with a combined Franco-Spanish fleet, patrolling Madeira.3DECKS
8.6.1781Entered back at Cadiz with the combined Franco-Spanish fleet.3DECKS
29.6.1781Left Cadiz to Cartagena transporting gunnery.3DECKS
14.7.1781Entered at Cartagena.3DECKS
24.7.1781Left Cartagena escorting merchantmen with supplies & powder to Cadiz, stopping at Malaga.3DECKS
13.8.1781Entered at Cadiz from Malaga.3DECKS
9.1781Left Cadiz with 5 more SoL under Borja's squadron to Cape St. Maria waiting for another squadron.3DECKS
10.1781Entered back to Cadiz with Borja's ships and a squadron of 4 SoL under Morales de los Rios'.3DECKS
12.1781With Santa Barbara captured British privateer frigate Arlequina near Gibraltar.3DECKS
12.12.1781Entered at Cadiz.3DECKS
1.1782Left Cadiz escorting Borja's fleet to Havanna, turning back when reached Cape St. Vincent.3DECKS
2.1782Entered back at Cadiz.3DECKS
12.3.1782Left Cadiz under Count Guichen's fleet of 12 Spanish SoL & 5 French to Madeira to intercept a British convoy.3DECKS
4.1782Entered at Cadiz under Count Guichen's fleet after awaiting with no result the British convoy.3DECKS
6.1782Left Cadiz for the 3rd Campaign of the English Channel, capturing 26 British merchantmen.3DECKS
4.9.1782Entered at Cadiz.3DECKS
12.9.1782Arrived to Algeciras for the 2nd Campaign of Siege of Gibraltar.3DECKS
13.10.1782Left Algeciras after Howe's fleet.3DECKS
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel3DECKS
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
1790At Cadiz, did naval tests with frigate Mahonesa3DECKS
1.1790At Cadiz.3DECKS
1792Left Cadiz to Veracruz.3DECKS
13.6.1792At Veracruz ready to depart with gold.3DECKS
4.7.1792Left Veracruz to Cadiz with 3,048,420 pesos & goods.3DECKS
6.10.1792Arrived to Cadiz with 3,048,420 pesos & goods.3DECKS
12.1792Left Cadiz to Cartagena.3DECKS
11.7.1793Left Cadiz to Mexico under Aristizabal's fleet.3DECKS
1794Left Veracruz to Havanna with Minno?3DECKS
1794Left Havanna for Cadiz with Minno3DECKS
1.1794At the siege of the French fort Delfin, at Guarico, Santo Domingo.3DECKS
3.9.1794Arrived at Cadiz with Minno with 10,833,656 pesos from Havanna3DECKS
3.1795At Mahon, under Langara's fleet.3DECKS
15.10.1795Left Cartagena with San Francisco de Paula to carry supplies from Barcelona to Cadiz.3DECKS
27.5.1796Left Cartagena with San Francisco de Paula to carry supplies from Barcelona to Cadiz.3DECKS
6.1796At Cartagena in Adm. Mazarredo's fleet.3DECKS
14.2.1797Captured at the Battle of Cape St Vincent3DECKS
14.2.17972nd Battle of Cape St Vincent
14.2.1797Taken by Excellent (74) at the 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:748Armada 1500-1900Vicente Sanchez-C:MerchánWeb Site
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
 

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