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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1774BWAS-1714
Acquired20.7.1776BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.1776BWAS-1714
ShipyardToulon - Provence BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAlcmème Class (1773)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Chevalier Antoine GroignardFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1744-1798
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured19.4.1782BWAS-1714
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Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck133' 5"Imperial Feet40.5422 
Length of Keel109' 5"Imperial Feet33.2373 
Breadth36' 8"Imperial Feet11.0067 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen782 4494Tons BM 

Armament


20.7.1776Broadside Weight = 116 French Livre (125.1872 lbs 56.782 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1782 - 19.4.1782Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Jean Baptiste François de SuzannetFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1757-1792
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Service History


DateEventSource
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
22.1.1782

Took part in the reconquest of the Dutch colony of Demerary occupied by the English (January 22, 1782) .

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8.2.1782

Took part in the reconquest of the colony of Berbice on February 8, 1782 (Guyana) .

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12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
19.4.1782Battle of the Mona Passage

 

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