Vasco de Gama

7846
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 (922.944 lbs)ref:592
Gun Deck20 Portugese 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck4 Portugese 24-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 952 Portugese pound (963.424 lbs)ref:592
Gun Deck16 Portugese 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck30 Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck4 Portugese 24-Pounder

1801Broadside Weight = 1030 Portugese pound (1042.36 lbs)ref:592
Gun Deck18 Portugese 14-Pounder
Gun Deck16 Portugese 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck30 Portugese 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 Portugese 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1793700 ref:622

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1793 - 1794Capitão-de-mar-e-guerraMarquez de Nizaref:5921793 - 1794Chefe de esquadraAntonio Januário do Valleref:5921794 - 1795Chefe de esquadraAntonio Januário do Valleref:5921794 - 1797Capitão-de-mar-e-guerraAgostinho da Rosa Coelhoref:5921795 - 1797Contra-AlmiranteFrancisco de Paula Leiteref:592

Service History


DateEventSource
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
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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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