São Sebastião

Nominal Guns64ref:1394
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardRio de Janiero ref:1394
ConstructorSilva Antonio daref:1394
CategoryThird Rateref:1394
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1832ref:1394


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1800
Length of Gundeck182' 0"Burgos Feet50.7052 (166′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 0"Burgos Feet12.2584 (40′ 2″ Imperial)


1788Broadside Weight = 525 Portugese pound (531.3 lbs)NNF-1800
Lower Gun Deck26 Portugese 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 Portugese 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 Portugese 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Portugese 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1788576 NNF-1800

Service History

5.1798Sent to the Mediterranean to assist the British under Lord Horatio Nelson (1st Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Hilborough) (1758-1805)NNF-1800
11.1798Joined the blockade of ToulonB101
1.1799Left the blockade of ToulonB101
11.1807Ceded to the French at LisbonNNF-1800
9.1808Retaken by the Portugese at LisbonNNF-1800


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
17.9.1793-31.12.1795Rossilao Fleet from PortugalPedro Mariz de Sousa Sarmento 

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