La Galatée

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1778NNF-1774
Launched28.6.1779NNF-1774
First Commissioned9.1779NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
Ship ClassGalatée ClassNNF-1774
Designed byRaymond-Antoine Haran (1748-?)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Wrecked4.1795BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel124' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.2752 (132′ 1″ 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)
Burthen1,150Ton 

Armament


1779Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
14.7.1794Took the Sloop Hound (16) off the Scilly Isles

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 3rd of July 2012 21:37

wrecked on the Penmark Rocks

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