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Infante

2754
San Luis Gonzaga
Nominal Guns703DECKS
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Ordered17483DECKS
Keel Laid Down3.6.17483DECKS
Launched20.6.17503DECKS
First Commissioned15.8.17513DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
Ship ClassPrincesa Class3DECKS
Designed by
Matthew MullinsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1748-1750
3DECKS
Constructor
Matthew MullinsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1748-1750
3DECKS
CategoryThird Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Captured13.8.17623DECKS
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Infanta' (1762) (74) 1762-1775
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck171' 6"Imperial Feet52.1229 
Length of Keel137' 4"Imperial Feet41.7603 
Breadth51' 4"Imperial Feet15.6464 
Depth in Hold22' 5"Imperial Feet6.7691 
Burthen1,918 6494Tons BM 

Armament


20.6.1750Broadside Weight = 654 Spanish libre (705.666 lbs 300.186 kg)ref:1266
Lower Gun Deck28 Spanish 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 Spanish 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1750558 3DECKS

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1751/52 - 1752Capitan de navio
Pedro CastelonSpanish
Naval Sailor
3DECKS
3.2.1754 - 8.1754Capitan de navio
Carlos Reggio y Gravina Brachiforte y GravinaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1773
HNE
1762 - 14.8.1762Capitan de navio
Francisco de MedinaSpanish
Naval Sailor
3DECKS

Service History


DateEventSource
1.3.1752Left Havana bound for Cadiz with 3 other SoL.BWAS-1714
30.4.1752Arrived at Cadiz with 3 other ships of the lineBWAS-1714
2.1754Left Cartagena under Orozco's squadron to Mallorca with troops & supplies, to Malaga gold and after patrols Argelian
12.1754Returned to Cartagena.
5.9.1755Left Cadiz for Veracruz with
Dragon (64) 1744-1783
Spanish 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
&
America (62) 1736-1762
Spanish 62 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
in Barreda's squadron, stopping at Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
BWAS-1714
1760At HavanaBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
14.8.1762Captured by the British after the fall of HavanaBWAS-1714

 

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