Santa Gertruda

Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Sixth Rate frigate 'Santa Gertrudis' (1768) (24)
ShipyardGuarnizo - Spain
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up6.1811BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Keel106' 11 ⅝"Imperial Feet32.3247 
Breadth36' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet10.9792 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen765 7894Tons BM 


1805Broadside Weight = 378 Imperial Pound ( 171.423 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1806200 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer

7.12.1804 - 1.1805LieutenantAlexander GordonBWAS-1793

Service History

7.12.1804Taken by Polyphemus and Lively off Cape St Mary
11.1.1805Arrived at Plymouth and laid upBWAS-1793
11.1807Fitted as a receiving ship at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.1807fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793

Notes on Ship

Never Commissioned


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

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