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Ariane Class

Descriptionref:1122

The designed height of battery was 6ft 8in but it was also recorded as 5ft 11in , perhaps reflecting service experience .

Spardeck artillery suppressed in some in 1844 .

Leroux designed this class in 1827 using the same specifications as for "Héroïne"



NationalityFrance
Nominal Guns32
Approved1827
Designer
Paul Marie LerouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1806-1853
RateUnrated
TypeCorvette
Designed Crew229
Ships in Class6

Design Armament

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     138' 9" 35' 11"14' 1"1015
L'Ariane (32) 1830-1850
French 32 Gun
Unrated Corvette
11.12.1826Cherbourg - Normandy 23.5.183023.11.1850Deleted from list138' 9" 35' 11"14' 1"1015
La Sapho (32) 1831-1843
French 32 Gun
Unrated Corvette
UnknownSaint-Servan - Brittany 23.8.183118.12.1843Deleted from list138' 9" 35' 11"14' 1"1015
La Boussole (32) 1833-1848
French 32 Gun
Unrated Corvette
UnknownCherbourg - Normandy 21.5.18333.3.1848Wrecked138' 9" 35' 11"14' 1"1015
La Martinique (32) 1834-1851
French 32 Gun
Unrated Corvette
1831 Renamed "Alcmène"
UnknownSaint-Servan - Brittany 19.9.18343.6.1851Wrecked138' 9" 35' 11"14' 1"1015
La Sabine (32) 1834-1849
French 32 Gun
Unrated Corvette
UnknownSaint-Servan - Brittany 20.9.183416.10.1849Deleted from list138' 9" 35' 11"14' 1"1015
L'Embuscade (32) 1837-1861
French 32 Gun
Unrated Corvette
1865 Renamed "Emulation"
UnknownSaint-Servan - Brittany 20.5.183721.2.1861Deleted from list138' 9" 35' 11"14' 1"1015

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
ref:1122www.shipscribe.comStephen S. Roberts, Web Site

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