La Semillante

11198
Nominal Guns32E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Ordered23.4.1790E-WIKI
Keel Laid Down12.1790E-WIKI
Named23.4.1790E-WIKI
Launched25.11.1791E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany E-WIKI
Ship ClassSemillante ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Pierre-Joseph Pénétreau (1758-1813)E-WIKI
CategoryFifth RateE-WIKI
National RateQuatrième RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeFrigate E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Sold9.1808E-WIKI
BecomesFrench Privateer frigate 'Le Charles' (1808) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Length of Gundeck45.47Meters149′ 2″ Imperial
Length of Keel40.28Meters132′ 1″ Imperial
Breadth11.53Meters37′ 9″ Imperial
Depth in Hold5.66Meters18′ 6″ Imperial
Burthen600French Tonneaux587.4 

Armament


1791Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)E-WIKI
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
22.5.1792 - 1793Lieutenant de Vaisseau Étienne Eustache Bruix (1759-1805)ref:1275

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1807 - 5.1808Lieutenant de Vaisseau Albin Reine Roussin (1781-1854)FWIKI

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.3.1803 - 1807Aspirant Albin Reine Roussin (1781-1854)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1793Took the Brig Active (16)
27.5.1793Venus vs Semillante
12.10.1798Battle of Tory Island
9.4.1799Action of 1799-04-09
14.2.1804Battle of Pulo Aura
15.9.1804Battle of Vizagapatam
2.8.1805Action of 1805-08-02
15.3.1808Terpsichore vs Sémillante


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
5.3.1803-11.7.1803Linois' squadron for Pondicherry Charles Alexandre Léon Durand de Linois (Comte de Linois) (1761-1848) 

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
ref:1275Académie de Marine Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site
 

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