Virginie Class

NationalityFrance
Nominal Guns44
Approved1793
Designer 
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew0
Ships in Class6

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 372.00 French Livre (401.46 lbs 182.09 kg) 
Upper Gun Deck28 x French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck8 x French 8-Pounder
Forecastle4 x French 8-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed          
Courageuse (44) UnknownBrest - Brittany 17942.9.1801Captured     
Volontaire (40) UnknownBordeaux - Gascony 7.6.17964.3.1806Captured     
Cornelie (40) UnknownBrest - Brittany 179714.6.1808Captured168'157'42' 7"22' 2"642
Rhin (40) UnknownToulon - Provence 15.4.180227.7.1806Captured152' 1"127' 1 ½"39' 11 ½"13' 0"1,079 6294
La Belle Poule (40) UnknownBasse-Indre - Nantes 17.4.180213.3.1806Captured     
La Surveillante (44) UnknownBasse-Indre - Nantes 29.5.180230.11.1803Captured     

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Posted by Eric Delemer on Monday 18th of November 2019 10:37

it seem that French Virginie class was designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (so "La Belle Poule" too and not by Jean Marguerite Tupinier)

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