San Lorenzo

2747
Nominal Guns74ref:1266
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Ordered15.6.1763ref:1266
Launched10.10.1768ref:1266
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1266
ShipyardGuarnizo - Spain ref:1266
Ship ClassSan Juan Nepomuceno Classref:1266
Designed byFrancisco Gautier (1733-1800)ref:1266
ConstructorManuel de Zubiriaref:1266
CategoryThird Rateref:1266
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:1266
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1266
Broken Up1815ref:1266

Armament


10.10.1768Broadside Weight = 670 Spanish libre (722.93 lbs 307.53 kg)ref:1266
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 Spanish 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1768450 

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1769 - 1772Capitan de navioFelipe Gonzalez Haedo16.1.1780 - 20.10.1782Capitan de navioJuan Araoz1783BrigadierBasco Morales y Souza1789Capitan de navioJose Serrano Valdenebro1790Capitan de navioTomas de UgarteTODO25.12.1797 - 1797Capitan de fragataMartin de Funes25.4.1809 - 1809Capitan de navioDiego Quevedo

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1769Left Cadiz with troops to El Callao, Peru.
20.5.1770Arrived to El Callao, Peru.
10.11.1770Left El Callao to explore Eastern island with Santa Rosalia and nearby waters.
15.11.1770Arrived to Eastern island, taking posseion as San Carlos island in honour of the King Carlos III of Spain. Made hidrographic
29.3.1771Arrived to El Callao with Santa Rosalia.
18.1.1772Left El Callao with Astuto, Septentrion, Liebre & Santa Rosalia with silver, gold & goods to Cadiz.
18.7.1772All arrived to Cadiz carring 9,163,603 pesos fuertes in gold & silver and 7,992,043 in other goods.
1777Patrolling waters off Cape Saint Vincent under Gaston's squadron.
1777Left Cadiz to La Habana.
1.1778Left La Habana with Angel de la Guarda, Santa Cecilia & Santa Barbara to scort Ulloa's fleet from Veracruz to La Habana.
13.2.1778All entered at La Habana.
9.3.1778All left La Habana under Ulloa's fleet back to Cadiz.
29.6.1778Entered at Cadiz under Ulloa's fleet from La Habana.
6.1779At Cadiz under Adm. Cordoba's fleet.
6.1779Lef Cadiz under Adm. Cordoba's fleet for the 1st Campaign of the English Channel.
9.1779Patrolling Portugal coast captured british convoy, scorted by HBMS Chatham that scaped back to Lisbon.
10.1779Entered at Cadiz.
13.10.1779Joinned Adm. Langara's fleet for the siege of Gibraltar.
1780At Cadiz under Cordoba's fleet, joinned 2nd English Channel Campaign.
16.1.1780Battle of Cape St Maria
16.1.1780Battle of Cape St. Vincent
17.1.1780Entered at Cadiz avoiding british ships.
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
22.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
8.1783At the siege of Argel under Adm. Barcelo's squadron.
1789Under Com. Tejada's squadron for naval testing with other 4 SoL, 6 frigates & 2 brigs.
1790At Cadiz, joinned Solano's fleet for the Nootka incident.
11.7.1793Left Cadiz to La Habana under Adm. Aristizabal's fleet.
1794Left Cadiz back to La Habana.
1794Left La Habana to Veracruz.
1794Back to La Habana from Veracruz.
29.1.1794At the siege of Fort Delfin at Guarico, Santo Domingo.
13.2.1794Left La Habana to Cadiz with San Pedro Apostol & Ceres with 15,000,000 pesos.
29.3.1794Arrived to Cadiz with San Pedro Apostol & Ceres with 15,000,000 pesos.
7.1794Arrived to La Habana & joinned Adm. Aristizabal's squadron.
12.1795Transported Cristobal Colon's body from Santo Domingo to La Habana.
15.1.1796Entered at La Habana with Cristobal Colon's body.
6.6.1797Left La Habana to Veracruz with other 3 SoL, Anfitrite & Tetis to attack british coast settlements & conquered Roatan island.
30.6.1797Captured small british privateers near Cape San Antonio.
7.1797At Veracruz.
18.10.1797Left Veracruz to La Habana, but had to return.
25.12.1797Left Veracruz to La Habana with Anfitrite, Tetis, & Minerva with 1,610,785 pesos & powder.
1.1798In their way to La Habana, is joinned by Angel de la Guarda, Juno, & N S de la O
1.1798Entered at La Habana.
6.1805At La Habana, in ordinary to be careen.
3.1806In commission to patrol nearby waters of La Habana.
25.4.1809Left Cadiz to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, with 500 french sailor prisioners.
11.5.1809Arrived to Santa Cruz.
18.3.1810Left Cadiz to La Habana.
7.7.1810Arrived to La Habana.
1815At La Habana, sunk due to lack of careen.


Notes on Ship


Sources (researched by Santiago Gomez)
Archivo General de Indias; Carta nº 345, Sección Estado, 15, N.10 (s01)

http://www2.uah.es/vivatacademia/anteriores/n71/docencia.htm (s3)

Archivo General de Indias; Sección Estado, (23, N.22) y (26, N.90).

Diego Barros Arana, "Historia General de Chile", Tomo VII.

Juan Alsina Torrente, "Una guerra romántica, 1778-1783".

Antonio Ferrer del Río, "Historia del reinado de Carlos III en España", Tomo III.

José Ferrer de Couto, "Historia de la Marina Real española", Tomo I

José Ignacio González-Aller Hierro, "La Campaña de Trafalgar.Corpus Documental"

Archivo General de Simancas, Secretaría del Despacho de Guerra, SGU, 6851,23.

Archivo General de Simancas, SGU,LEG,6861,40 (s2)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:1266Spanish Warships in the Age of Sail 1700-1860 (Unpublished Manuscript) Book
TODOTodo a BaborUnknownWeb Site
 

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