L'Hébé

11211
Nominal Guns38NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1781NNF-1774
Launched25.6.1782NNF-1774
First Commissioned8.1782
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardSt Malo NNF-1774
Ship ClassHébé Class
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured4.9.1782NNF-1774
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Hebe' (1782) (38)

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) in the Channel


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
 

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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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