L'Hélène

11161
Nominal Guns32
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1788
Launched18.5.1791
First Commissioned6.1792
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis
Ship ClassCharmante Class
Designed by Jean-Denis Chevillard (1738-1804)
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured5.1793
BecomesSpanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Sirena' (1793) (34)

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


6.1792Broadside 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
6.1792280 NNF-1774

 

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