La Régénéré

Nominal Guns40BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1793BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1795BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCocarde Nationale ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byPierre DuhamelBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateTroisième RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Alexandria' (1801) (38)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEWIKI
Length of Gundeck144'3Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel119' 8 ½Imperial Feet36.2839 
Breadth37' 6"Imperial Feet11.2994 
Depth in Hold11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen895 2094Tons BM 


1.11.1794Broadside Weight = 204 French Livre (220.1568 lbs 99.858 kg)EWIKI
Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.11.1794282Design ComplementEWIKI

1 Commanding Officer

1796 - 1798Capitaine de VaisseauJean Baptiste Philibert Willaumez (1761-1845)FWIKI

Service History

16.6.1795First Battle of Groix
9.9.1796Action off Sumatra
2.9.1801Taken by the British at the surrender of Alexandria


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