L'Astrée

11152
Nominal Guns32
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1779
Launched16.5.1780
First Commissioned7.1780
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
Ship ClassNymphe Class
Designed byPierre-Augustin Lamothe
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered5.1795

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ 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)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


1780Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 264 French Livre (284.9088 lbs 129.228 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1777290Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781 - 3.1781Capitaine de Frégate Armand Philippe Germain de Cajarc de Saint Félix (Marquis de Maurémont) (1737-1819)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
21.7.1781Action of 1781-07-21
19.4.1782Battle of the Mona Passage
1794Refitted as a 40 gun Fifth Rate Frigate

 

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