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L'Atalante

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1767NNF-1715
Acquired1.5.1768NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1769NNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor
Joseph CoulombFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1704-1728
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured5.5.1794NNF-1715
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Espion' (1794) (32) 1794-1799
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck137'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.5027 (146′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel122'French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.6281 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.4059 (37′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 11"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5255 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen611Ton 

Armament


3.1769Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17692777 officers, 270 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1776Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean-Baptiste de Glandevès du Castellet (Baron de Glandevès)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1741-1791
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9.3.1776 - 30.10.1776Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI1777 - 1780Capitaine de VaisseauE-WIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1773 - 1781Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Louis Thomas Villaret de JoyeuseFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1809
F001

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1776Enseigne de Vaisseau
Laurent Jean François TruguetFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1765-1831
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1776

Under de Glandevès , in Levant .

ref:673
5.5.1794Taken by
Swiftsure (74) 1787-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
near Cork

6.5.1794Swiftsure vs Atalante

 

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