La Psyche

11050
Nominal Guns42E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Keel Laid Down2.1798E-WIKI
Acquired1799E-WIKI
ShipyardNantes - Brittany E-WIKI
Designed by Pierre Degay (1758-1819)E-WIKI
CategoryPrivateerE-WIKI
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold6.1804E-WIKI
BecomesFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Psyche' (1804) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck138' 6"Imperial Feet42.0664 
Length of Keel117' 0"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Breadth36' 10 ⅛"Imperial Feet10.976 
Depth in Hold10' 5"Imperial Feet3.175 
Burthen846 2294Imperial Feet0.0059 

Armament


1799Broadside Weight = 198 French Livre (213.6816 lbs 96.921 kg)E-WIKI
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 6-Pounder

1804Broadside Weight = 246 French Livre (258.3552 lbs 117.177 kg)W005
Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 6-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1800 J. Balguerie ref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1800250 ref:692
11.4.1804250Complement of men and boys prior to the Action of 1804-04-11W005

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1800Corsaire Captain Pierre François Leveilley (1764-1803)ref:6921803Corsaire Captain Trogoffref:6921804 - 4.1804Corsaire Captain TrogoffW005

Service History


DateEventSource
1800

Took under Captain Leveilley 11 prizes : "Sally" , "Nevotioness" , "Alfred" , "Wittewort" , "Jeune Lyonnaise" , ...

ref:692
1800

Disarmed by Captain Leveilley

ref:692
1803

Disarmed by Captain Trogoff

ref:692
1803

Rearmed at

Île de France
ref:692
11.4.1804Wilhelmina vs Psyche

 

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