La Fortunee

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1777BWAS-1714
Acquired26.12.1777BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardBrest - Brittany BWAS-1714
Designed by Pierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured22.12.1779BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Fortunee' (1779) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck141' 3"Imperial Feet42.9787 
Length of Keel124' 5"Imperial Feet37.8005 
Breadth38' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet11.5888 
Depth in Hold12' 1"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen960 8294Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
21.12.1779Action of 1779-12-21

 

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