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Tigre

2763
San Lorenzo
Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Keel Laid Down1.8.1746BWAS-1714
Launched17.12.1747BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.1.1748BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardHavana - Cuba BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAfrica ClassBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured25.6.1762BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Tiger' (1762) (74) 1762-1784
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent
Length of Gundeck84'Spanish Codo Real46.8512 (153′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel78'Spanish Codo Real43.508 (142′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 4"Spanish Codo Real14.5182 (47′ 8″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck169' 3"Imperial Feet51.5123 
Length of Keel136' 4"Imperial Feet41.4556 
Breadth51' 0"Imperial Feet15.5448 
Depth in Hold21' 8"Imperial Feet6.604 
Burthen1,886 1794Tons BM 

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.2.1751/52 - 1752Capitan de navio
Joaquin GutierrezSpanish
Naval Sailor
1756Capitan de navio
Gutierra de Hevia y ValdesSpanish
Naval Sailor
1762 - 11.6.1762Capitan de navio
Ignacio de MadariagaSpanish
Naval Sailor

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.2.1751/52 - 1752Unknown
Javier Everado TillySpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1802
1755Teniente General
Pedro Mesia de la CerdaSpanish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1802

Service History


DateEventSource
13.5.1749Left La Habana to El Ferrol with gold under Adm. Reggio's fleetGDM01
13.7.1749Arrived to El Ferrol in Adm. Reggio's fleet with 22,536,527 silver pesos fuertes & goods.GDM01
1754Commmisioned for the Coral Campaign.
1755Campaign at the Mediterranean for Argelian pirates.
4.1755At La Carraca, Cadiz.
9.6.1757Arrived to Ceuta scorting 8 merchantmen with troops & supplies.
1760Left Cadiz to patrol Mediterranean & Atlantic for pirates, joinned Cartagena's ships.
14.4.1761Left Cadiz with Aquilon, Soberano, Vencedor, Asia & Venganza to La HabanaGDM01
29.6.1761All arrived to La Habana.BWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana

 

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