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HCMF Ceres (1791)

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 10 years, 6 months ago

Ceres, 40

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

 


Details

 

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

 

Dimensions

 

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

 

Armament

 

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

 

 

Commanders 

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

 

Notes

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

 

Sources 

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
s3

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

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

 

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