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HCMS Atlante (1755)

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 10 years, 11 months ago

Atlante, 68/74 

San Pedro Apostol

San Jose?

Atlas (180) 


Details

 

Nationality Spanish
Ordered 1752-mar-11  
Started ?  
Named 1752-jul-15 b8
Launched 1754  
Launched 1755 b1
Shipyard Cartagena b1
Plans Jorge Juan   
Constructor Edward Bryant   
Supplier    
Decks 2  
Rate 3rd Rates  
System British  
Crew 578  w2 
In Service 1755 b1
Out Service 1801-sep-22 b1,s1
Fate Transfered
Next Atlas 1808
Fate Captured
In Service 1808-jun-09 s1
Out Service 1817  
Fate Broke up  

 

Dimensions

 

Units Lenght (m.) Keel Beam (m.) Depth (m.) Draught Weight Displacement Source
Burgos ft. 191'8" (55.08) 52' (14.94) 26' (7.47) ? 1,658 Tn.  

 

Armament

 

Guns Date # lbs # lbs # lbs # lbs Fires Source
74 1805 ? ? ? ? ? ?     ?  
68 1755  ? ? ? ? ? ?     ?  

 

 

Commanders 

1758-nov-00   Captain D. Francisco Javier Tilly, Marquess of Casa Tilly  
1762   Captain D. Agustin de Idiaquez  
  1764-oct-00 Captain D. Francisco Javier Tilly, Marquess of Casa Tilly  
1764-oct-00 1765-feb-00 Captain ?  
1765-feb-00   Captain D. Francisco Javier Tilly, Marquess of Casa Tilly  
1769 1769 Captain D. Alejo Gutierrez Rubalcava  
1769 1770 Captain D. Jose de Sierra  
1770   Captain D. Francisco Hidalgo de Cisneros y Ceijas  
1779   Captain D. Antonio Casamara  
1782-oct-21   Captain D. Diego Quevedo  
1790   Captain D. Juan de Mendoza  
1797 1798 Captain D. Gonzalo Vallejo.  
1798 1800-may-19 Captain D. Jose Manuel de Villena  
1800-may-20 1800-oct-02 Captain D. Jose Ramon de Vargas y Varaez  

 

Flag Officers

1790   Commodore D. Fernando Daoiz  

 

 

Service Record 

1755-aug-00 Coppered at Cartagena.
1757-aug-00 Coppered at Cartagena. ?
1758-dec-00 Commisioned to fight pirates from Algiers, replacing Triunfante  
1759-mar-00 Commisioned to fight pirates at the Mediterranean.  
1759-apr-11 Recaptures the merchantship Santo Cristo del Chao from the Algeriens.  
1759-apr-13 Caputed an argelian pingue with 92 crew and his 2 spanish captured small merchantmen/fishers?  
1759-aug-19 Left Cartagena to Naples with Galicia, Terrible and Soberano if meet at high sea.  
1759-sep-00 Arrived to Naples with Galicia, Terrible & Soberano.  
1759-oct-07 Left Naples to Barcelona with the fleet (1) transporting future King of Spain, Charles III.  
1759-oct-17 Arrived to Barcelona with the fleet (1) transporting future King of Spain, Charles III.  
1759-nov-02 Entered at Cartagena with Galicia, Terrible & Soberano. ?
1760-mar-00 At Cartagena.  
1760-sep-00 Commisioned to fight pirates at Catalunna with Perla.  
1760-dec-00 Left Cartagena to Naples with Portugal's minister.  
1762 Arrived to Cartagena with Astuto, Glorioso, frigates Astrea and Juno from Naples & patrol Mediterranean.  
1762-aug-04 Left Cartagena with Astuto, Terrible, frigates Astrea and Juno from Naples & patrol Mediterranean.  
1764-sep-07 Entered at Cartagena with Astuto, Terrible, frigates Astrea and Juno from Naples & north african coasts.  
1764 Commisioned with Astuto, Glorioso, Atlante, frigates Astrea, Perla, Dorada and Juno  
1765 Left Cartagena to fight pirates in the Mediterranean.  
1765-jun-00 Left Cartagena to Genoa under Adm. Marquess de la Victoria with Infant Maria Luisa.  
1765-aug-00 Arrived to Cartagena from Genoa under Adm. Marquess de la Victoria with Princess of Parma.  
1769-feb-00 Left Cartagena to Citavecchia with cardianls Solis & de la Cerda.  
1769 Traveled to Canary Islands.  
1770 At El Ferrol.  
1770 Left El Ferrol with frigates Industria, Liebre & urca Monserrat to Chile & Peru.  
1771-apr-00 Transported money from Cadiz to Genoa and Civitavecchia, scorting ships to Canary Islands.  
1771-sep-00 Entered Cartagena.  
1779 1st Campaing of the English Channel.  
1780-jan-13 Left Brest to Cadiz under Adm. Gaston's fleet.  
1780-jan-31 Entered at Cadiz with Serio due to previous storm that dispersed Gaston's fleet.  
1780-oct-27 At Cadiz.  
1781 Under Gaston's fleet at the Siege of Gibraltar.  
1781-aug-00 At the assault of Menorca with San Pascual, 4 frigates & other minor vessels.  
1782-oct-00 At Algeciras under Adm. Cordoba's fleet.  
1782-oct-21 Battle of Cape Spartel  
1790 At Cadiz under Adm. Marquess del Socorro fleet.  
1793-jan-00 At Cartagena, in ordinary, ordered to set in commission.  
1793-jul-00 At Cartagena, disarmed and replaced by Triunfante  
1795 Under Adm. Langara's fleet at the Mediterranean for the Campaign of Toulon.  
1796 Transported 742 troops from Barcelona to Mallorca with Santa Brigida  
1797-feb-14 Battle of Cape St Vincent  
1798-feb-08 Left Cadiz with 22 SoL, 4 frigates & 3 corvettes chasing british blocking fleet of 9 SoL.  
1801-sep-22 Transfered to Napoleonic France under the name Atlas (74) s1 
  Under frech flag as Atlas   
1808-jun-09 Entered at Vigo and captured, served again under his original name & flag. s1 
1817 Broke up at Vigo?  

 

Battles 

1782-oct-21 Battle of Cape Spartel  
1797-feb-14 Battle of Cape St Vincent  

 

Notes 

(1)

 

Sources (research by Santiago Gomez)

Archivo General de Indias, Sección Contratación, legajo 2873.

R.G.M., julio 1978.

R.G.M., agosto 1986, Enrique Manera Regueyra, - "La política naval española del rey Carlos III".

José Ignacio González-Aller Hierro, "La Campaña de Trafalgar, Corpus Documental".

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

Cesáreo Fernández Duro, "Armada española", Tomos VII y VIII.

Francisco de Paula Cuadrado, "Elogio histórica de Antonio de Escaño".

José Garmendia, "Tomás Ruiz de Apodaca, un comerciando alavés con Indias (1709-1767)"

"Dictionnaire de la flotte de guerre francaise de 1671 a nos jours", Vol. I (s1)

 

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