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Vasco de Gama

7846
Nominal Guns80ref:592
NationalityPortugal
OperatorState Navy
Acquired15.12.1792ref:592
Home PortLisbon - Portugal ref:592
ShipyardLisbon - Portugal ref:592
Constructor
Torcato Jose ClavinaPortugese
Ship Builder
ref:592
CategoryThird Rateref:592
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:592
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:592
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

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1793 - 1794Capitão-de-mar-e-guerra
Marquez de NizaPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1793
ref:592
1793 - 1794Chefe de esquadra
Antonio Januário do VallePortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1793
ref:592
1794 - 1795Chefe de esquadra
Antonio Januário do VallePortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1793
ref:592
1794 - 1797Capitão-de-mar-e-guerra
Agostinho da Rosa CoelhoPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ref:592
1795 - 1797Contra-Almirante
Francisco de Paula LeitePortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
ref:592

Service History


DateEventSource
21.3.1793Part of the Portugese squadron operating in the ChannelB101
19.9.1793Returned to LisbonB101
25.12.1795Sailed for BrazilB101
9.2.1796Arrived in BaiaB101
1807Captured by France
1807Captured by FranceB036
1808RepatriatedB036
1822Sold to BrazilB036
1825Broken up at Rio de Janeiro.B036


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
10.6.1793-30.3.1794Channel Fleet from Portugal
Agostinho da Rosa CoelhoPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
 
1796-23.7.1796Bahia Fleet from Portugal
Bernardo Ramires EsquivelPortugese
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1812
 
 

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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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