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HCMF Colon (1780)

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 10 years, 4 months ago

Colon, 30-26


Details

Former Gatton EIC
Nationality Captured
Ordered    
Started    
Named    
Launched 1771-dec-07  
Shipyard Deptford  
Plans    
Constructor Wells & Hallett   
Decks 1  
Rate 5th Rates  
Crew    
In Service 1780-aug-09  
Out Service 1801 ?
Fate Wrecked ?
Out Service 1808 ?
Fate Broke up  

 

Dimensions

Units (meters) Length Keel Beam Depth Draught Weight Displacement Source
British ft. 111'5" (33.97)   36'3" (11.05) 14'5" (4.40)   77872/94 BM Tn.    
Burgos ft. 113' (31.48) 96' (26.75) 22' (6.13) 13' (3.62) 13' (3.62) 286 Tn.   s1
Burgos ft. 117' (32.60 99' (27.58) 29'8" (8.27) 15'6" (4.32) 13'8" (3.81) 2861/2 Tn.   s1
Burgos ft. 117' (32.60 99' (27.58) 28'8" (7.99 15'6" (4.32) 13'6" (3.76) 286 Tn.    s1
Burgos ft. 122'6" (34.13) 111' (30.92) 30'8" (8.54) 11' (3.06) 13' (3.62) 2864/8 Tn.   s1

 

Armament

Guns Date # lbs # lbs # lbs Fires Source
26 1787 22 6 4 4 4p 2 148 lbs (72 Kg.) s1 
4 1792 4 6 - - - - 24 lbs (12 Kg.) s1 

 

Commanders

1787-apr-18 1787-sep-18 Captain D. Fernando Angulo. s1 
1791-dec-00 26-mar-1792 Captain D. Francisco Antonio Nacio s1

 

Service Record

1780-aug-09 Captured at Cape Saint Vincet by Adm. Cordova's fleet.  
1780-aug-00 Entered at Cadiz, set under Spanish Royal Navy service as Colon.  
1787-apr-18 Left Cadiz.  
1787-jul-12 Left Cartagena.   
1787-aug-30 Entered at Cadiz from Barcelona.   
1787-sep-18 Entered at Cadiz after depart from Adm. Langara's fleet at high sea.  
1792-feb-09 Left Cadiz to Oran   
26-mar-1792 Entered at Cadiz from Vilanova de Portimao, Portugal.   

 

Notes

Formerly the British East-India company ship "Gatton"

Some spanish sources gave Gaton as former british name (misspelling).

Fate it is not clear, some sources gave 1801 and wrecked and some 1808 and broke up.

 

Sources

AGMAB 2235/9 (s1

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