La Diane

11154
Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1778NNF-1774
Launched18.1.1779NNF-1774
First Commissioned4.1779NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassSibylle ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Wrecked31.3.1780NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck135' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.8495 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.9841 (127′ 10″ 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)

Armament


4.1779Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1777271Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
13.5.1779Action in Cancale Bay
20.3.17801st Action off Monti Christi


Notes on Ship


NoteNNF-1774

In march 1780, during a storm, while sailing in the Caribbean (or off the american coast), the ship turned over and have been lost with all hands



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
 

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