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HCMS Invencible (1743)

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 9 years, 6 months ago

Invencible (2nd), 70/74

Nuevo Invencible

San Jose


Details

Nationality Spanish
Ordered    
Started 1742-jun-15 b175
Named    
Launched 1743-dec-19 b175
Shipyard La Habana  
Plans Cipriano Autran  
Constructor Cipriano Autran  
Decks 2  
Rate 3rd Rates  
Class    
System Spanish  
Crew 700  
In Service 1744-may-10 b175
Out Service 1750-oct-30 b27
Fate Burnt b27

 

Dimensions

Units Lenght Keel Beam Depth Draught Weight Source
Burgos ft.               
Meters              

 

Armament

Guns Date # lbs # lbs # lbs # lbs Fires Source
70 1744                   b18,w2
74 1748                    

 

 

Commanders

1746-nov-00   Frigate Captain D. Juan Bautista Bonet.  
1748-mm-00 1748-oct-12 Captain D.  Antonio Marroquin.  
1749-may-13   Captain D. Juan Ignacio de la Colina.  

 

Officers

1746-feb-00 1748-oct-16 Admiral D. Benito Maria de Spinola.  

 

Service Record

1748-oct-12 1st Battle of La Habana  
1749-may-13 Left La Habana under Adm. Reggio's fleet1 with gold. GdM01
1749-jul-13 Arrived to El Ferrol under Adm. Reggio's fleet2 with 22,788,912 silver pesos fuertes. GdM01
1750-mmm-00 Disarmed at El Ferrol. b27
1750-oct-30 Set on fire accidently at El Ferrol with Vencedor b27

 

Actions & Battles

1748-oct-12 1st Battle of La Habana

 

Notes

(1): Admiral Reggio's fleet: Vencedor, Leon, Invencible, Nueva Espanna, Tigre and frigate La Nis, with merchantmen San Jorge, San Espiridion, Gabarra de Sevilla, Galgo, Concepcion, Soledad, San Ignacio, Santa Barbara & one gabarra more.

(2): Admiral Reggio's fleet: Vencedor, Leon, Invencible, Nueva Espanna, Tigre and frigate La Nis, with merchantmen San Jorge, San Espiridion, Gabarra de Sevilla and Galgo.

 

Sources (research by Santiago Gomez

Gazeta de Madrid (22/07/1749) (GdM01)

Jose Montero y Arostegui, "Historia del Ferrol" (b27)

RGM, mayo 1999, J. Antonio Felpeto García, "Las pagas impagadas".

José Quintero González, "La Carraca. El primer arsenal ilustrado español (1717-1776)".

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

Gervasio de Artiñano y de Galdácano, "La Arquitectura naval española".

JM Serrano Alvarez, "El Astillero de la Habana y la Construcción Naval 1700-1750"

 

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