L'Iris

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1781NNF-1774
Launched29.10.1781NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassMagicienne ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
ConstructorJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Burnt12.1793NNF-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


1781Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg) 
Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1777264Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1792Converted to a bomb vesselNNF-1774
1793Used as a powder hulkNNF-1774
8.1793Captured by the Allies at ToulonNNF-1774


Sources


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

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