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HCMS Santisima Trinidad (1751)

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HCMS Santisima Trinidad y Nuestra Sennora del Buen Fin, 70

Poderoso

Details

NationalitySpanish
Ordered
Started
Named
Launched1751
ShipyardFilipinasBagatao
PlansAntonio Gaztanneta
Constructor
Decks2
Rate3rd Rates
SystemSpanish System
Crew364-435
In Service1751
Out Service1762-oct-30
FateCaptured

 

Dimensions

UnitsLengthKeelBeamDepthDraughtWeightDisplacementSource
Burgos ft.l (51.5)k (m.)b (15.2)d (10.1)d (m.)w (Tn.)2,000w16

 

Armament

GunsDate#lbs#lbs#lbs#lbsFiresSource
501751?lbs?lbs?lbs?lbslbs (Kg.)
91762584456 (27.41)

 

 

Commanders

1751-mmm-dd1752-mmm-ddCaptain D. Juan de Araneta.
1755-mmm-dd1756-mmm-ddCaptain D. Pedro Antonio Cossio.

 

 

Officers

1751-mmm-dd1752-mmm-ddAdmiral D. Francisco Ustariz.
1755-mmm-dd1756-mmm-ddAdmiral D. Felipe Maria Rodriguez de la Madrid.

 

Service Record

1751-mmm-ddLeft Filipinas to Acapulco.
1752-mmm-ddArrived to Filipinas from Acapulco.
1753-1755Made alternatively with N S del Rosario, trips to Acapulco every year.
1755-jul-23Left Cavite to Acapulco.
1756-feb-27Arrived to Acapulco after 7 months & 5 days, with 82 dead and 155 ill of the crew.
1756-aug-00Returned to Manila.
1756-1761Made alternatively with N S del Rosario, trips to Acapulco every year, besides in 1757.
1762-aug-01Left Manila to Acapulco, unawared of the british war with Spain.
1762-sep-24Lost main mast due to heavy storms.
1762-sep-28In front of Palapag, but didnt entered and headed Bagatao to repair.
1762-oct-29Discovered by Adm. Cornish's ships.
1762-oct-30Captured after fighting Panther, (60) & Argo, (28)
1763-mmm-00Entered at Plymouth with a treasure of 1,500,000 pesos ($2,000,000).w16

 

Actions & Battles

1762-oct-30Action vs british Panther & Argo

 

Notes

Cost 229,852 pesos. Was built to carry 70 guns, but looks like never did due to cargo requirements.

The last one of the Carrera de Filipinas or Manila Galleons.

 

Sources

Wikipedia.org (w16)

AGI, Filipinas

Revista General de Marina.

Revista de Historia Naval.

Cesáreo Fernández Duro, Armada española, Tomo VII

Marley, David F. "The Last Manila Galleon" in Warship 1991. London: Conway Maritime Press, 1991.

Schurz, William Lytle. The Manila Galleon. Manila: Historical Conservation Society, 1985

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