L'Emeraude

11156
Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1778NNF-1774
Launched25.10.1779NNF-1774
First Commissioned12.1779NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardNantes - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassSibylle ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
ConstructorJean-Jacques MaistralNNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Broken Up1797NNF-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)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


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
31.7.1782Took the Sloop Polecat (14) off Virginia

 

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