La Cleopatre

Nominal Guns32
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Oiseau' (1793) (36)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet44.2151 
Length of Keel120' 8 ⅞"Imperial Feet36.5982 
Breadth37' 8 ½"Imperial Feet11.2903 
Depth in Hold11' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet3.3719 
Burthen913 1694Tons BM 


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

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
17.6.1793320 TNC

2 Ship Commanders

1791 - 1792Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-Baptiste Raymond de Lacrosse (1760-1829)F0011793 - 17.6.1793Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Mullon (d.1793)TRN4

Service History

16.4.1781Battle of Porto Praya
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore

Sailed from St Malo

17.6.1793Nymphe vs Cleopatre
17.6.1793Taken by Nymphe (36) off the StartTNC


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