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HCMF Santa Balbina (1780)

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 10 years, 3 months ago

Santa Balbina, 34


Details

Former Hillsborough EIC
Nationality Captured
Ordered    
Started    
Named    
Launched 1774-jul-23  
Shipyard Perry, Blackwall  
Plans    
Constructor    
Decks 1  
Rate 5th Rates  
Crew    
In Service 1780-aug-09  
Out Service 1794  
Fate Broke up  

 

Dimensions

Units Length Keel Beam Depth Draught Weight Displacement Source
British ft. 116'10"   35'7" 14'2"   76459/94 BM Tn.    
Meters 35.62   10.85 4.32        

 

Armament

Guns Date # lbs # lbs # lbs Fires (Kg.) Source
34 1780 24 8 10 4 - - 232 (114) b79

 

Commanders

yyyy-mmm-dd yyyy-mmm-dd Commander's rank and name.  

 

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 Santa Balbina.  

 

Notes

The Santa Balbina was previously the British East India Company ship "Hillsborough" (s1)

Some spanish sources gave Helbrech as former british frigate, looks like a misspelling.

 

Sources

"The business of empire: the East India Company and imperial Britain, 1756-1833",  H. V. Bowen (s1 - google books)

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