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La Néréide

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1778NNF-1774
Launched31.5.1779BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1779NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSibylle ClassNNF-1774
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1740
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Jean GeoffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured22.12.1797BWAS-1793
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Nereide' (1797) (36) 1797-1810
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck142' 5"Imperial Feet43.2846 
Length of Keel118' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet35.9823 
Breadth37' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet11.2967 
Depth in Hold11' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen892 2294Tons BM 

Armament


31.5.1779Broadside 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
16.6.1795First Battle of Groix
22.12.1797Taken by
Phoebe (36) 1795-1841
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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