Santa Leocadia

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Nominal Guns34BWAS-1714
NationalitySpain
OperatorArmada Real
Acquired24.3.1777BWAS-1714
Home PortBilbao - Biscay BWAS-1714
ShipyardFerrol - Spain BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured2.5.1781BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Leocadia' (1781) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 10"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel119' 8 ⅛"Imperial Feet36.2744 
Breadth38' 8"Imperial Feet11.6078 
Depth in Hold11' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet3.3592 
Burthen951 6794Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781 - 5.3.1781Capitan de fragataFrancisco Javier de Winthuyssen y Pineda (d.1797)HNE

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1780Coppered, becoming the first Spanish vessel so treated
2.5.1781Santa Leocadia vs Canada
2.5.1781Taken by Canada (74) Bay of Biscay

 

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