Poderoso

2731
Nominal Guns683DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Ordered4.17523DECKS
Keel Laid Down12.17523DECKS
Named15.7.17523DECKS
Launched1.17543DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardGuarnizo - Spain 3DECKS
Ship ClassSerio Class3DECKS
Designed byDavid Howell3DECKS
ConstructorDavid Howell3DECKS
CategoryThird Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Burnt27.8.17793DECKS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck184' 6"Burgos Feet51.2641 (168′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel160' 2"Burgos Feet44.5768 (146′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth50' 6"Burgos Feet14.0693 (46′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25' 2"Burgos Feet6.9743 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,691Ton 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1765 - 1765Capitan de fragataMartin Lasarria3DECKS11.10.1776 - 1776Capitan de navioJuan de Langara y Huarte3DECKS

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1776 - 1778Capitan GeneralJavier Everado Tilly3DECKS6.1779 - 27.8.1779BrigadierJuan de Langara y Huarte3DECKS

Service History


DateEventSource
1758Commissioned to fight pirates.3DECKS
1760At El Ferrol.3DECKS
3.1760At El Ferrol.3DECKS
1761At El Ferrol.3DECKS
1762At El Ferrol.3DECKS
1763At El Ferrol.3DECKS
1764At El Ferrol.3DECKS
1764Left El Ferrol for Cadiz with Arrogante & Generoso?S001
24.6.1765Left Cadiz with Rayo, Arrogante & 5 more ships to transport future queen of Austria, Luisa Maria to Genoa.3DECKS
17.7.1765Arrived at Genoa.S001
25.7.1765Embarked future Princess of Asturias, Maria Luisa de Parma and left Genoa.S001
11.8.1765Arrived to Cartagena.3DECKS
7.1776Left Cartagena to Cadiz with San Jose & merchantmen with supplies & troops.3DECKS
31.7.1776Arrived to Cadiz.3DECKS
13.11.1776Left Cadiz with Adm. Tilly's fleet for the Campaign of Sacramento.S001
1777At Martin Garcia island.3DECKS
3.1777The fleet arrived & conquered Santa Catalina island.3DECKS
30.3.1777Adm. Tilly's fleet left Santa Catalina to Rio Grande de San Pedro.3DECKS
18.4.1777Arrived to Maldonado's harbour with damages due to a storm.3DECKS
2.1778At Montevideo, under reparis.3DECKS
8.1778Arrived to Cadiz from Montevideo with San Jose.3DECKS
6.1779Left Cadiz with San Leandro, Sta Catalina & Sta Teresa to patrol nearby Azores islands for british ships.3DECKS
4.8.1779Captured nearby Santa Maria island at Azores the british corsair frigate Winchcomb (26).3DECKS
4.8.1779Took the Privateer Winchcomb (26) Near St Maria, Azores
27.8.1779Due to storm damages, unable to arrive to harbour, was set on fire and the crew passed to other ships.3DECKS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
S001Archivo General de Simancas Book
 

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