Santa Sabina

Nominal Guns40ref:1266
OperatorArmada Real
First Commissioned1781ref:1266
Home PortBilbao - Biscay ref:1266
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1266
ShipyardFerrol - Spain ref:1266
CategoryFifth Rateref:1266
Ship TypeFrigate ref:1266
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1266
Broken Up1828ref:1266


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen1,040Tons BM 


1.5.1781Broadside Weight = 300 Spanish libre (323.7 lbs 137.7 kg)ref:1266
Gun Deck28 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 Spanish 8-Pounder
Forecastle4 Spanish 8-Pounder

10.10.1803Broadside Weight = 396 Spanish libre (427.284 lbs 181.764 kg)ref:1266
Gun Deck28 Spanish 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 Spanish 24-Pound Obusier
Forecastle4 Spanish 24-Pound Obusier

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
20.12.1796286Crew when taken by **Minerva**BWAS-1793
1805307 B006

3 Commanding Officers

1795Capitan de fragataJuan Darrac1796 - 1795Capitan de fragataJacobo Steuart1805Capitan de fragataFrancisco Javier Salazar

Service History

1795Captured the Danish vessel Grand Turk
2.10.1796Took the Lugger Experiment (10) off Cape de Gata
19.12.1796Minerve vs Sabina
20.12.1796Taken by Minerva (38) but retaken by a Spanish squadron the same day. The Prize crew of 40 men was commanded by Lieutenant John Culverhouse (1760-1809) and included Lieutenant Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)BWAS-1793
1798Captured a British packet near GibraltarW014
31.10.1805At Vigo


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