La Serieuse

11173
Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1779NNF-1774
Launched28.8.1779NNF-1774
First Commissioned10.1779
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon NNF-1774
Ship ClassMagicienne Class
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action1.8.1798NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


1779Broadside 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
1777264Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1798 - 2.8.1798Capitaine de FrégateClaude Jean Martin (1751/52-1827)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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