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HCMS Principe de Asturias (1717)

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 10 years, 7 months ago

Principe de Asturias (1st), 70

Principe (1st)


Details

Former Cumberland
Nationality Bought
Ordered    
Started    
Named    
Launched 1695-nov-12 b28
Shipyard Bursledon  
Plans ?  
Constructor James Wyatt b28
Decks 2  
Rate 3rd Rates  
Crew 550  
In Service 1717-jul-01 w2
Out Service 1718-aug-11
Fate Captured  

 

Dimensions

Units (meters) Lenght Keel Beam Depth Draught Weight Displacement Source
British ft. 156' (47.55) 130' (39.62) 42' (12.8) 18' (5.49) - - 1,220  Tn.BM b65

 

Armament

Guns Date # lbs # lbs # lbs # lbs Fires Source
70 1717 26 ? 26 ? 18 ?     ?  
72 1717 26 ? 26 ? 20 ?     ? w2

 

 

Commanders

1717-mm-00 yyyy-mm-00 Captain D. Francisco Javier Cornejo y Vallejo.  

 

Officers

1718-aug-00   Rear-admiral D. Fernando Chacon's flagship.  

 

Service Record

1717-jul-01 Sold to Spain by the genovese privateer Marqueli.  
1717-mm-00 Campaing of Sardinia.  
1718-mar-11 Arrived to Cadiz.  
1718-jun-17 Left Barcelona for the Campaing of Sicily.  
1718-aug-11 Captured by the british at the Battle of Cape Passaro  

 

Actions & Battles

1718-aug-11 Battle of Cape Passaro  

 

Notes

Former british Cumberland, captured by France in 1707 and sold to Genoa in 1715. Bought by Spain in 1717.

Later, Great Britain captured and sold it to Austria (renamed San Carlos) until broke down in 1733.

It is the only ship which served under 5 different flags.

 

Sources

 

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