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Princesa do Brazil

7940
Nominal Guns34ref:592
NationalityPortugal
OperatorState Navy
Launched10.5.1774ref:592
First Commissioned17743DECKS
Home Port 3DECKS
How acquiredPurpose builtref:592
ShipyardLisbon - Portugal ref:592
CategoryFifth Rateref:592
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up18203DECKS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent3DECKS
Length of Gundeck141' 0"Portugese Feet46.3185 
Breadth34' 0"Portugese Feet11.169 
Depth in Hold23' 6"Portugese Feet7.6103 
Burthen733Ton 

Armament


1774Broadside Weight = 261 Portugese pound (264.132 lbs)ref:592
Upper Gun Deck24 Portugese 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Portugese 9-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1790Capitao-tenente
João Victor da SilvaPortugese
Naval Sailor
ref:592

Service History


DateEventSource
16.12.1790

Arrived in Lisbon from Bahia

ref:592
5.7.1819Attack on Princesa do Brasil

 

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