San Juan

Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Third Rate ship of the line 'San Juan Nepomuceno' (1766) (74)
ShipyardGuarnizo - Spain 3DECKS
Ship ClassSan Juan Nepomuceno Class3DECKS
Designed byFrancisco Gautier (1733-1800)3DECKS
ConstructorManuel de Zubiria3DECKS
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 0"Imperial Feet55.1688 
Length of Keel146' 0"Imperial Feet44.5008 
Breadth47' 4"Imperial Feet14.3401 
Depth in Hold21' 3"Imperial Feet6.477 
Burthen1,740Tons BM 

6 Commanding Officers

14.9.1808 - 2.1810CommanderJohn GourleyBWAS-17932.1810 - 1812CaptainCharles Vinicombe PenroseBWAS-17931812CaptainJames TillardBWAS-17931813CaptainJohn FraserBWAS-17931813 - 10.1814CaptainGardiner Henry Guion (1775-1832)BWAS-179310.1814 - 11.1816LieutenantCharles M'KenzieBWAS-1793

2 Flag Officers

1813Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSamuel Hood LinzeeBWAS-17931814 - 10.1814Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCharles Elphinstone Fleeming (1774-1840)BWAS-1793

5 Commissioned Officers

1813 - 1814Acting LieutenantPhilip BowdenNBD18495.1813 - 20.9.1813LieutenantRichard Nugent KellyNBD184930.9.1813 - 1813LieutenantJohn BarnesNBD184930.9.1813 - 3.1814LieutenantJohn Henry BellairsNBD18494.7.1814 - 17.11.1814LieutenantJames BurneyNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

5.1814 - 4.7.1814MidshipmanJames BurneyNBD1849

Service History

4.9.1806Taken by Superieure (14)
9.1808Prison and base ship at GibraltarBWAS-1793
9.1808Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison Ship
8.1.1816Sold at GibraltarBWAS-1793


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

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