Railleuse

11186
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1777BWAS-1793
Launched11.8.1779BWAS-1793
First Commissioned2.1780BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
Ship ClassGalatée ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byRaymond-Antoine Haran (1748-?)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold1799BWAS-1793
BecomesFrench Privateer frigate 'L'Egyptienne' (1799) (36)

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


2.1780Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 216 French Livre (233.1072 lbs 105.732 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794301 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1783Began repairs at Rochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
4.1783Completed repairs at Rochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
8.1783coppering at UnknownNNF-1774
5.1790Began repairs at Rochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
1791Completed repairs at Rochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
1794repairs at Rochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
11.6.1794Took the Unrated Cutter Ranger (14) off Brest
1797Out of commission at RochefortNNF-1774


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
 

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