San Antonio

St Antonio
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'San Antonio' (1761) (60)
First Commissioned14.11.1764
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
Ship ClassSan Antonio Class
Designed byJuan Jorge3DECKS
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck159' 6"Imperial Feet48.4658 
Length of Keel132' 2"Imperial Feet40.2352 
Breadth44' 6"Imperial Feet13.4493 
Depth in Hold20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen1,392 1294Tons BM 


1764Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1764500 BWAS-1714

5 Commanding Officers

14.11.1764 - 19.11.1767CaptainHenry Marsh (d.1772) ADM 6/20/58BWAS-171419.11.1767 - 7.10.1768CaptainGeorge Anthony Tonyn (c.1735-1770) ADM 6/20/184BWAS-17147.10.1768 - 16.5.1769CaptainJohn Hollwall (c.1723-1775) ADM 6/20/217BWAS-171416.5.1769 - 24.10.1770CaptainClark Gayton (1712-1787) ADM 6/20/236BWAS-171425.10.1770 - 1.6.1771CaptainEdmund Affleck (1725-1788) ADM 6/20/304BWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer

1765 - 7.10.1765PurserCharles Howard ADM 6/20/93ADM 6/20

Service History

13.8.1762Taken at HavannaBWAS-1714
19.7.1763Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
9.3.1764Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
11.1764Commissioned as a guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

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BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive

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