San Damaso

6332
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Third Rate ship of the line 'San Dámaso' (1776) (74)
Captured17.2.1797BWAS-1793
ShipyardCartagena - Spain
Ship ClassSan Joaquín Class
Designed byFrancisco Gautier (1733-1800)
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold8.1.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 2"Imperial Feet53.3407 
Length of Keel143' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet43.6055 
Breadth48' 9"Imperial Feet14.659 
Depth in Hold21' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Burthen1,811 6094Tons BM 

Armament


3.1797Broadside Weight = 763 Imperial Pound ( 346.0205 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle6 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1797590 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1797 - 8.1797CaptainJames Athol Wood (1756-1829)BWAS-17938.1797 - 11.1797CaptainSir Henry Edwin Stanhope (1754-1814)BWAS-17934.1798 - 1801LieutenantJohn LoweBWAS-17931.1805 - 1812LieutenantThomas ThomasBWAS-17931813LieutenantWilliam RossonBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1797Under captain Wood for the voyage homeBWAS-1793
10.8.1797RegisteredBWAS-1793
10.8.1797CommissionedBWAS-1793
16.9.1797Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
11.1797Paid off and laid upBWAS-1793
4.1798Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
1801Paid offBWAS-1793
1.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1793
8.1.1816Sold at Portsmouth for £3,000BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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