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HCMF Ceres (1791)

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Ceres, 40

Graphic copyright of Juan Garcia from www.todoababor.es published here under his authorization.




Nationality Spanish
Launched 1791-dec-22 GdM01
Shipyard La Habana  
Plans Romero Landa  
Decks 1  
Rate 5th Rates  
System Landa  
Crew 248-346  s4 
In Service 1792  
Out Service 1804-may-12  
Fate Broke up  




Units (meters) Length Keel Beam Depth Draught Weight Displacement Source
Burgos ft. 161' (44.85) 134'9" (37.54) 43'2" (12.03) 21'7" (6.01) 22'3" (6.20) 660 Tn.   s4




Guns Date # lbs # lbs # lbs # lbs Fires Source
40 1793 28 18 12 6 - - - - 576 lbs. (282 Kg.) s4 
40 1796 28 18 12 6 2o 24 6o 3 642 lbs. (314 Kg.) s4
42 1799 28 18 10 8 4o 24 8o 3 704 lbs. (345 Kg.) s4




1793-dic-00 1794-mm-00 Frigate Captain D. Miguel de Zapiain. s4
1796-mm-00 1797-mm-00 Frigate Captain D. Ignacio de Olaeza. s4
1799-mm-00 yyyy-mm-00 Frigate Captain D. Antonio Pareja. s4


Service Record 

1793-aug-01 At La Habana with frigate Gloria and urca Santa Librada s2 
1793-oct-00 Left La Habana to Veracruz. s3
1793-nov-04 Arrived to Veracruz. s3
1793-dec-04 Left Veracruz to La Habana with 3,316,745 pesos. s3
1793-dec-28 At La Habana. s4
1794-feb-13 Left La Habana to Cadiz with San Pedro Apostol & San Lorenzo with 15,000,000 pesos. s1
1794-mar-29 Arrived to Cadiz with San Pedro Apostol & San Lorenzo with 15,000,000 pesos.  
1794-apr-02 At Cadiz. s4
1794-nov-03 Arrived to El Ferrol from Santander with naval guns, amunition & french royalist. s4
1796-sep-25 Left Cadiz. s4
1796-dec-20 Entered at Cartagena with 16 britih sailors from a captured frigate. s4
1797-feb-02 Left Cartagena. s4
1799-oct-15 Left El Ferrol. s4



Actions & Battles 

1796/12/19 Action of 1796-12-19



Launched the same day as Infante Don Pelayo, (74) (GdM01).



GdM01 Gazeta de Madrid (24/02/1792)
s1 Archivo General de Indias; Carta nº 345, Sección Estado, 15, N.10
s2 Archivo General de Simancas,SGU,LEG,6850,88

Archivo General de Simancas,SGU,LEG,6968,7

s4 Archivo General de Marina Alvaro de Bazan, 2235/9


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