Spanish ship San Francisco de Asis (1767)

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Battle between the Spanish ship of line San Francisco de Asís and three British frigates and a sloop during the Action of 25 January 1797.
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Name: San Francisco de Asis
Namesake: Saint Francis of Assisi
Launched: Guarnizo (Cantabria), 1767
Fate: Sank in 1805
General characteristics
Class and type: 74-gun third rate

San Francisco de Asis was a Spanish 74-gun ship of the line launched in 1767 from the royal shipyard in Guarnizo (Cantabria). She was wrecked after the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 near Puerto de Santa Maria.


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