San Antonio

Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Saint Antoine' (1801) (74)
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck174' 10"Imperial Feet53.0352 
Length of Keel139' 8"Imperial Feet42.3724 
Breadth47' 10"Imperial Feet14.3256 
Burthen1,700Tons BM 


8.1801Broadside Weight = 919 Imperial Pound ( 416.7665 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1801590 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers

8.1801 - 10.1801CaptainGeorge DundasBWAS-179310.1807 - 1812LieutenantRichard HeacockBWAS-17931812 - 1814LieutenantHenry Squire (d.1822)BWAS-1793

Service History

8.1801Commissioned for voyage to the UKBWAS-1793
8.10.1801Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
10.1807Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison Ship
5.1814Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1793
9.1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Powder Magazine
9.1814Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1793
26.3.1828Sold to John Small Sedger for £2,200BWAS-1793


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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