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HCMS Potencia (1723)

Page history last edited by PBworks 11 years, 7 months ago

HCMS Potencia, 58

Blandon

Potencias Aliadas

Details

NationalitySpanish
Ordered
Started
Named
Launched1724
ShipyardCampeche
Plans
Constructor
Decks2
Rate4th Rates
Class
SystemSpanish System
Crew
In Service1723
Out Service1738
FateBroke up

 

Dimensions

LenghtKeelBeamDepthDraughtWeightDisplacementSource

 

Armament

GunsDate#lbs#lbs#lbs#lbsFiresSource
581723

 

Commanders

1725-mmm-00Captain D. Miguel de Sada y Antillon, Count of Clavijo.
1730-aug-00Captain D. Ignacio Dauteville.

 

Service Record

1725-mmm-00Left Cadiz with Incendio to fight smugglering at Caribbean.
1726-mmm-00Captured dutch privateer at the Carebbean, later called San Francisco de Asis (1) under the spanish navy.
1729-feb-00Entered at Cadiz from La Habana/Veracruz.
1729-aug-08Left Cadiz with under Adm. Marquees del Mari squadron of 4 warships, scorting 18 merchantmen to Veracruz. (1)GdM01
1730-aug-18Enterd Cadiz.?
1730-mmm-00Left Cadiz with Incendio?
1730-mmm-00Entered at La Habana with Incendio
1731-mmm-00Entered at Veracruz.
1731-mmm-00Set to careen at Veracruz.
1732-feb-00Patroled waters off Veracruz.
1732-oct-23Left Veracruz with 2 more ships.
1735-mmm-00Left Veracruz.
1735-mmm-00Returned to Veracruz.
1738-mmm-00Out of servide due to wood sickness.

 

Actions & Battles

1726Captured dutch ship in the Caribeean, later called San Francisco de Asis

 

Notes

The ship was a present (or by contract) given to the Spanish Navy by the Marquees of Monte Sacro.

(1) Adm. Marquees del Mari's squadron; Potencia, San Antonio, Paloma Indiana & Fama Volante.

 

Sources

GdM01Gazeta de Madrid (16/08/1729)

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