Vasco de Gama7846
Nominal Guns80ref:592
NationalityPortugal
OperatorState Navy
Acquired1792/12/15ref:592
Home PortLisbon ref:592
ShipyardLisbon ref:592
ConstructorTorcato Jose Clavinaref:592
CategoryThird Rateref:592
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1822ref:592

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB036
Length of Gundeck179' 0"Imperial Feet54.5592
Breadth48' 0"Imperial Feet14.6304

Armament

1793Broadside Weight = 912 Portugese pound ref:592
Gun Deck20Portugese 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck4Portugese 24-Pounder
1794Broadside Weight = 952 Portugese pound ref:592
Gun Deck16Portugese 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck30Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck4Portugese 24-Pounder
1801Broadside Weight = 1030 Portugese pound ref:592
Gun Deck18Portugese 14-Pounder
Gun Deck16Portugese 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck30Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30Portugese 24-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1793700ref:622

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
17931794Capitão-de-mar-e-guerraMarquez de Nizaref:592
17931794Chefe de esquadraAntonio Januário do Valleref:592
17941795Chefe de esquadraAntonio Januário do Valleref:592
17941797Capitão-de-mar-e-guerraAgostinho da Rosa Coelhoref:592
17951797Contra-AlmiranteFrancisco de Paula Leiteref:592

Service History

DateEvent Source
1793/03/21Part of the Portugese squadron operating in the ChannelB101
1793/09/19Returned to LisbonB101
1795/12/25Sailed for BrazilB101
1796/02/09Arrived in BaiaB101
1807Captured by France 
1807Captured by FranceB036
1808RepatriatedB036
1822Sold to BrazilB036
1825Broken up at Rio de Janeiro.B036


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:592 Marinha de Guerra PortuguesaPedro CruzWeb Site
B036 Três séculos no mar, 1640-1910Antonio Marques EsparteiroBook
ref:622 Marinha Arquico Portugese Web Site
B101 Navies of the Napoleonic EraOtto von PivkaBook
 
Previous comments on this page

Posted by TopNard on Thursday 13th of October 2016 13:44

1794-1796 - 80 peças de artilharia, 30 peças de 32 libras 30 peças de 24 libras 4 peças de 24 libras 16 peças de 8 libras.

1793 - 80 peças de artilharia, 28 peças de 32 libras 28 peças de 24 libras 4 peças de 24 libras 20 peças de 8 libras.


Posted by TopNard on Thursday 13th of October 2016 13:38

1801-1822 - 94 peças de artilharia, 30 peças de 32 libras 30 peças de 24 libras 18 peças de 14 libras 16 peças de 18 libras

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