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Príncipe Real

7845
Nominal Guns903DECKS
NationalityPortugal
OperatorState Navy
Previously
Named23.12.17943DECKS
Launched17943DECKS
Home Port 3DECKS
How acquiredPurpose built3DECKS
ShipyardLisbon - Portugal 3DECKS
Constructor
Manuel Vicente NunesPortugese
Ship Builder
3DECKS
CategorySecond Rate3DECKS
Ship TypeShip of the Line 3DECKS
Sailing RigShip Rigged3DECKS
Broken Up18223DECKS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:592
Length of Keel61,27Meters4′ 1″ Imperial
Breadth15,17Meters16′ 11″ Imperial
Depth in Hold6,98Meters3′ 2″ Imperial

Armament


1794Broadside Weight = 1112 Portugese pound (1125.344 lbs)ref:592
Lower Gun Deck34 Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 Portugese 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Portugese 8-Pounder

1798Broadside Weight = 1176 Portugese pound (1190.112 lbs)ref:592
Lower Gun Deck34 Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 Portugese 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 Portugese 8-Pounder

1807Broadside Weight = 1048 Portugese pound (1060.576 lbs)ref:592
Lower Gun Deck34 Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck6 Portugese 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Portugese 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1807950Establishment?B101

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1795 - 1797Chefe de esquadra
Bernardo Ramires EsquivelPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1812
ref:592
1798 - 1800Chefe de esquadra
Marquez de NizaPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1793
ref:592
1801 - 1808Capitão-de-mar-e-guerra
Francisco do Canto e Castro MascarenhasPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
ref:592
1807 - 1809Chefe de esquadra
Manuel da Cunha SottomayorPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1807
ref:592

Service History


DateEventSource
23.12.1794Completed and christenedB101
25.12.1795Sailed for BrazilB101
9.2.1796Arrived in BaiaB101
5.1798Sent to the Mediterranean to assist the British under Horation Nelson
27.11.1807Left Portugal carrying the Royal family to BrazilB101


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1796-23.7.1796Bahia Fleet from Portugal
Bernardo Ramires EsquivelPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1812
 
 

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Posted by AvM on Wednesday 5th of July 2017 07:08

She was not broken 1822

Taken at Rio de Janeiro 01.1822 as a hulk and on 23.09.1822 armed as a floating battery for defence of the Rio de Janeiro harbour, then was from 1828 employed as a prison ship. In 1829 reported as a transport Principe Imperial e Real with a crew 220. Broken up in 1830 at Rio de Janeiro


Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 22nd of August 2012 20:48

Sept 1798 Príncipe Real, Rainha de Portugal, São Sebastião and Afonso de Albuquerque, under the command of Tomás Xavier Teles de Castro da Gama, Marquess of Niza arrive off Malta then sail to Alexandria to join Nelson returning to Malta Oct 1798 to blockade the French

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