Santa Dorotea

6335
Nominal Guns34
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired18.5.1776B079
ShipyardFerrol
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured15.7.1798B079
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Santa Dorothea' (1798) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck146' 9"Imperial Feet44.5058 
Length of Keel118' 4 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen947 6694Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
15.7.1798370 BG

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1798 - 15.7.1798Capitan de fragataManuel GerraroW005

Service History


DateEventSource
15.7.1798Captured by Lion near Cartagena
15.7.1798Action of 1798-07-15
15.7.1798Taken by Lion (64) at the action of 1798/07/15


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B079La fragata en la Armada EspañolaAgustin R Rodriguez GonzalezBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
W005Naval History of Great Britain Volume 2 from 1793 to the accession of Georges IVWilliam JamesWeb Site
 

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