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L'Hébé

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Nominal Guns38NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1781NNF-1774
Launched25.6.1782NNF-1774
First Commissioned8.1782NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassHébé Class (1781)NNF-1774
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured4.9.1782NNF-1774
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Hebe' (1782) (38) 1782-1811
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1805 Renamed "Blonde"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck142' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1255 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel129' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.8992 (137′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7289 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen700Ton 

Armament


8.1782Broadside Weight = 282 French Livre (304.3344 lbs 138.039 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1782350 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
4.9.1782Taken by
Rainbow (44) 1747-1802
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
in the Channel


 

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Posted by Cy on Tuesday 29th of November 2016 14:55

It doesn't say 700 Tons BM, It says 700 ton, which should probably be Tonneaux really, and is a different measurement.
If you check her as the British incarnation you'll see the British measurement of 1,071 18/94 Tons BM quoted.


Posted by Robert Price on Tuesday 29th of November 2016 07:49

She is not 700 tons BM, she is 1,070

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