La Decade

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched10.10.1794BWAS-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
Captured24.8.1798BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Decade' (1798) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 8 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Length of Keel119' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet36.2776 
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen914 7794Tons BM 

Armament


10.10.1794Broadside 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
24.8.1798Taken by Magnanime (44) off Finistere, Naiad (38) off Finistere


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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