The frigate S.M.C. Astrea.

In this ship Alexandro Malaspina circumnavigated the world on behalf of the Royal Philippines Company (1786-1788).

The drawing is based on the contents of the document Estado de Fuerza de la fragata Astrea (Museo Naval, Madrid).

Image courtesy of the Centro di Studi Malaspiniani, Mulazzo, Italy.  Notes by Dario Manfredi.




Updated: December 20, 2005

January 3, 2006