Romaine Class

GunsFWIKI

24-pounders remplaced by 18-pounder : too heavy



NationalityFrance
Nominal Guns40
Approved1794
DesignerPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew
Ships in Class9

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 408.00 French Livre (440.31 lbs 199.72 kg)FWIKI
Gun Deck24 x French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 x French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 x French 36-Pounder Carronade

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     149' 3" 38' 9"  
La Romaine (40) UnknownLe Havre - Normandy 1.10.179419.2.1804Captured149' 3" 38' 9"  
L'Immortalité (40) UnknownBrest - Brittany 7.1.179520.10.1798Captured     
L'Impatiente (40) UnknownLorient - Brittany 12.3.179529.12.1796Wrecked149' 3" 38' 9"  
L'Incorruptible (40) UnknownDieppe - Normandy 20.5.17951815Deleted from list149' 3" 38' 9"  
La Revanche (40) UnknownDieppe - Normandy 31.8.179531.8.1795Deleted from list149' 3" 38' 9"  
La Libre (40) UnknownLe Havre - Normandy 179624.12.1806Captured149' 3" 38' 9"  
La Comète (40) UnknownLe Havre - Normandy 11.3.17961808Sunk as Breakwater149' 3" 38' 9"  
La Désirée (40) UnknownDunkerque - Flanders 23.4.17968.7.1800Captured     
La Poursuivante (40) UnknownDunkerque - Flanders 24.5.17961805Condemned149' 3" 38' 9"  

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site

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