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HCMS Angel de la Guarda (1774)

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HCMS Angel de la Guarda, 70/74

Santo Angel de la Guarda

Details

NationalitySpanish
Ordered
Started
Named
Launched1773
ShipyardCartagena
PlansFrancisco Gautier
Constructor
Decks2
Rate3rd Rates
Class
SystemFrench System
Crew
In Service1774
Out Service1810
FateBroke up

 

Dimensions

UnitsLengthKeelBeamDepthDraughtWeightDisplacementSource
Burgos ft.l (m.)k (m.)b (m.)d (m.)d (m.)w (Tn.)D (Tn.)

 

Armament

GunsDate#lbs#lbs#lbs#lbsFiresSource
701774?lbs?lbs?lbs?lbslbs (Kg.)
741774?lbs?lbs?lbs?lbslbs (Kg.)

 

 

Commanders

1779-mmm-ddyyyy-mmm-ddCaptain D. Antonio Bacaro.
1789-mmm-ddyyyy-mmm-ddCaptain D. Vicente Heceta.
1790-mmm-ddyyyy-mmm-ddCaptain D. Antonio Basurto y Velasquez.
1793-mmm-ddyyyy-mmm-ddCaptain D. Antonio Basurto y Velasquez.
1794-mmm-ddyyyy-mmm-ddCaptain D. Jose Ussel de Guimbarda.
1795-jul-dd1795-oct-ddCaptain D. Antonio Boneo.
1795-oct-dd1796-feb-05Captain D. Pedro Ruiz Mateos.
1796-feb-061796-nov-01Commodore D. Enrique Mac Donnell.
1796-nov-021797-mar-31Captain D. Antonio Garcia de Postigo.
1797-apr-011797-oct-00Commodore D. Enrique Mac Donnell.

 

Officers

1790-may-dd1790-mmm-ddCommodore Fernando Daoiz.

 

Service Record

1778-jan-00At La Habana with San Lorenzo, Santa Barbara & Santa Cecilia
1778-jan-00Left La Habana with San Lorenzo, Santa Cecilia & Santa Barbara to scort Ulloa's fleet from Veracruz to La Habana.
1778-feb-13All entered at La Habana.
1778-mar-09All left La Habana under Ulloa's fleet back to Cadiz.
1778-jun-29Entered at Cadiz under Ulloa's fleet from La Habana.
1779-jun-00At Cadiz under Adm. Cordoba's fleet.
1779-jun-00Lef Cadiz under Adm. Cordoba's fleet for the 1st Campaign of the English Channel.
1779-mmm-00Entered at Brest.
1780-jan-00Left Brest to Cadiz under Com. Gaston's squadron to Cadiz.
1780-feb-00Arrived alone to Cadiz with damages from a storm at Cape St. Vincent.
1781-mmm-00Blocking & siege of Gibraltar.
1781-jun-002nd Campaign of the English Channel.
1782-apr-00At La Habana.
1783-jan-00Entered at Cadiz from La Habana with others SoL & merchantmen with gold & goods.
1789-feb-00Set to sail for naval testing.
1790-mmm-00At Cadiz, joinned Adm. Bote's squadron for the Nootka Campaign.
1791-jan-00At El Ferrol set in orinary.
1793-jan-00At Cartagena, set in commission to join Adm. Borja's squadron for the Campaing of Sardinia.
1793-mmm-00Back to Cartagena, joinned Adm. Langara's fleet for the Campaign of Toulon.
1794-jul-00At Cartagena?, coppered.
1794-mmm-00Left Cadiz to La Habana.
1795-jul-00Left Cadiz to Cartagena.
1796-feb-06At La Habana, under Adm. Aristizabal's squadron.
1796-nov-03Arrived to Veracruz from La Habana.
1797-feb-09Left Veracruz with 2,193,461 pesos & goods to La Habana with Ninfa, Diligencia & 15 merchantmen.
1797-jul-16Entered at La Habana from patrolling nearby waters avoiding british blocking.
1797-aug-00At Veracruz with Juno & Gloria
1797-dec-15Left La Habana Juno & N S de la O to wait & scort San Lorenzo & other ships from Veracruz.
1798-jan-00All entered at La Habana.
1798-dec-27Left La Habana to Puerto Rico & Florida with money for prisions.
1804-dec-00At La Habana in need of careen.
1807-dec-00At La Habana in need of careen.
1810-mmm-00At La Habana, out of service & broke up due to bad state.

 

 

Actions & Battles

yyyy-mmm-ddLink to Action or battle name.

 

Notes

Ship's miscelaneous data. (source/s)

 

Sources (research by Santiago Gomez)

Archivo General de Indias.

Archivo general de Simancas.

Cesáreo Fernández Duro, "Armada española", Tomo VII.

Juan Alsina Torrente, "Una guerra romántica (1778-1783)".

Indalecio Núñez Iglesias y José María Blanco Núñez, "La diversión de Tolón", 2 tomos.

Alberto Orte Lledó, "El jefe de escuadra Antonio de Ulloa y la Flota de Nueva España, 1776-1778".

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