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Cartagena

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CARTAGENA

Spanish Shipyards

 

The Mediterranean department base for the spanish navy, was for many years the Mediterranean galley base as a natural harbour.

The construction of Cartagena as a modern shipyard & arsenal started on february 20th, 1731 & was finished on january 1782.

Planned by D. Sebastian Feringan, with modifications by Jorge Juan, Antonio de Ulloa and Juan Jose Navarro (Marques de la Victoria).

In april 1750 were launched the first vessels built at Cartagena; jabeques Cazador & Galgo.

In 1759 were finished the dry careen dockyards, been the first ones in Spain.

 

Ships of the line

YearOriginal NameGunsConstructorSources
1751Septentrion64b7
1754Tridente68b7
1754Terrible68b7
1755Atlante68b7
1764Velasco68Eduardo Bryantb7
1766San Genaro74Eduardo Bryantb7
1767Santa Isabel74b7
1769San Nicolas de Bari80b7
1771San Joaquin70b7
1772San Juan Bautista70b7
1773Angel de la Guarda70b7
1776San Damaso70b7
1778San Vicente Ferrer80b7
1779San Justo74b7
1781San Julian64b7
1785San Antonio74b7
1785San Ildefonso74Romero Landab7
1787San Fulgencio64b7
1788San Francisco de Paula74Romero Landab7
1791Conquistador74Romero Landab7
1795Asia74b7??

 

Frigates

YearOriginal NameGunsConstructorSources
1752Perla22b7
1753Dorada22b7
1753Flecha22b7
1753Esmeralda22b7
1755Juno26Eduardo Bryantb7,79
1755Palas26Eduardo Bryantb79
1756Astrea26Eduardo Bryantb7,79
1766Santa Rosalia26Eduardo Bryantb7,79
1771Santa Dorotea26b7
1772Santa Clara26b7
1772N S de Regla26b7
1773Santa Florentina26b7
1775Palas26b7
1777Santa Monica26b7
1778Santa Rufina34b7
1784Santa Casilda34Romero Landab7
1785Santa Brigida34Traviesob7
1786Santa Florentina34Romero Landab7
1788N S de la Soledad34Romero Landab7
1789Perla34Romero Landab7
1795Fama34b7

 

Sources

b007El Arsenal de Cartagena en el siglo XVIII

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