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La Capricieuse

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1778NNF-1774
Launched23.12.1779NNF-1774
First Commissioned6.1780NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1774
ConstructorNNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured5.7.1780NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ 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)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


6.1780Broadside 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
6.1780271 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
5.7.1780Action off Cape Ortegal

 

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Posted by Steve lockhart on Tuesday 11th of May 2021 15:46

She was burnt and sunk the night of the Action off Cape Ortegal

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