Fleur de Lys -> 1792 Pique

11043
Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1783NNF-1774
Launched2.12.1785NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardRochefort NNF-1774
Ship ClassGalatée Class
Designed byRaymond-Antoine Haran (1748-?)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured6.1.1795NNF-1774
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Pique' (1795) (34)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel124' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.2752 (132′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,150Ton 

Armament


1786Broadside Weight = 180 French Livre (194.256 lbs 88.11 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1792Renamed PiqueNNF-1774
6.1.1795Blanche vs Pique
6.1.1795Taken by Blanche (32) off Guadeloupe


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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