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L'Inconstante

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1789NNF-1774
Launched8.9.1790NNF-1774
First Commissioned2.1791NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
Ship ClassCharmante ClassNNF-1774
Designed by
Jean-Denis ChevillardFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured29.10.1793BWAS-1793
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Convert' (1793) (32) 1793-1794
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ 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)
Burthen535Ton 

Armament


1790Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1777280Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
29.10.1793Taken by
Penelope (32) 1783-1797
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off San Domingo

29.10.1793Taken by
Iphigenia (32) 1780-1801
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off San Domingo

25.11.1793Taken by
Iphigenia (32) 1780-1801
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

25.11.1793Taken by
Penelope (32) 1783-1797
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Thursday 2nd of August 2012 08:04

Taken off San Domingo, West Indies

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