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HCMS Diligente (1756)

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HCMS Diligente, 70


Nationality Spanish
Started 1754-jul-26  
Launched 1756  
Shipyard El Ferrol  
Plans Jorge Juan  
Decks 2  
Rate 3rd Rates  
System British  
Crew 522  
In Service 1756  
Out Service 1780-jan-16  
Fate Captured
Next   ?



Units Length Keel Beam Depth Draught Weight Displacement Source
  l (m.) k (m.) b (m.) d (m.) d (m.) w (Tn.) D (Tn.)  



Guns Date # lbs # lbs # lbs # lbs Fires Source
70 1756 ? lbs ? lbs ? lbs ? lbs lbs (Kg.)  




1759-apr-00   Captain D. Luis de Cordoba y Cordoba.  
1765-jan-00   Captain D. Francisco de Medina.  
1775-mmm-00   Captain D. Anastasio Baranda.  
1779-jun-00 1780-jan-16 Captain D. Antonio Albornoz.  



yyyy-mmm-dd yyyy-mmm-dd Rank Commander's name. source/s


Service Record

1759-apr-00 Commissioned at El Ferrol.  
1759-oct-23 Left El Ferrol to La Habana with ammunition & guns.  
1760-jan-25 Arrived to La Habana.  
1760-jun-00 At La Habana.  
1761-may-21 Arrived to Cadiz from La Habana.  
1762-apr-05 At El Ferrol, set to careen, been the first ship to careen in El Ferrol new dry careen dockyard.  
1765-jan-00 Left El Ferrol with Gallardo & minor ships to Montevideo with troops.  
1766-nov-00 Returned to Spain.  
1775-mmm-00 Campaign of Argel.  
1776-jan-00 Left Cadiz to El Ferrol.  
1779-jul-00 Patrolled Azores Islands under Admiral Ulloa's fleet.  
1779-oct-01 Entered at Cadiz to join Admiral Langara's fleet & blocking of Gibraltar.  
1780-jan-16 Captured at the Battle of Cape St Maria  
1780-jan-18 Entered at Gibraltar.  


Actions & Battles

1780-jan-16 Battle of Cape St Maria



Served under british flag until 1784.


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