Spanish ship Conquestador (1755)

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Career (Spain) Spanish Navy Ensign
Name: Conquestador
Launched: 1755
Captured: 13 August 1762, by Royal Navy
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Conquestador
Acquired: 13 August 1762
Fate: Broken up, 1782
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1278 tons (1298.5 tonnes)
Length: 155 ft 9 in (47.5 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 43 ft 3 in (13.2 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 3 in (5.9 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 60 guns of various weights of shot

Conquestador was a 60-gun ship of the line of the Spanish Navy, launched in 1755.

She was captured by the Royal Navy on 13 August 1762, and commissioned as the fourth rate HMS Conquestador. She was placed on harbour service in 1775, and broken up in 1782.


  1. Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1. p. 178.


  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.

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