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Portugal

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 10 years, 2 months ago

PORTUGAL

 

Portuguese 1707-1816 Naval flag

 

 

Portuguese ships will be refered by HMFMS/F/C - His/Her Most Faithful Majesty's Ship/Frigate/Corvette - before ship´s name.

These abbreviations will distinguish same ship´s name from different nations and government warships from pivateers or privately-owned merchantmen.

 

 

PORTUGUESE Navy Characters Shipyards Ships per Classes Bought Ships Captured Ships

 

 

 

Ships per Rates Guns Decks Abbreviations
1st Rates +80 2

 

Ships of the line

(navios)

HMFMS

2nd Rates 70-76 2
3rd Rates 60-68 2
4th Rates 42-58 2
5th Rates 30-50 1-2 Frigates (fragatas) HMFMF
6th Rates 12-26 1 Corvettes (fragatinhas) HMFMC

 

Notes:

Portuguese´s ships called Nossa Senhora will be abreviated as N S.

Portuguese's ships with a ç character will be substituted by a c.

 

Special thanks to John Tredrea, Mark Campbell, Oskar Myszor & Andreas von Mach for sharing his own researched data and work.

Manuel Blasco is the person in charge of the Portuguese Navy data (e-mail) with the help of the above!

 

Sources:

Catalogo dos navios brigantinos (1640-1910) - Esparteiro.pdf

http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lista_de_navios_de_guerra_portugueses

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Portuguese_naval_ships

http://koti.mbnet.fi/felipe/Portugal/Ships_of_the_Line_1700-1841/ships_of_the_line_1700-1841.html

 

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