Le Carmagnole -> 1795 Rassurante -> 1798 Carmagnole

Nominal Guns38NNF-1774
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1792NNF-1774
First Commissioned7.1793NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassHébé ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck129' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.8992 (137′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Gundeck142' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 11"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)


1793Broadside Weight = 346 French Livre (373.4032 lbs 169.367 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 8-Pounder

1797Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1781350Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers

5.1793 - 1793Capitaine de VaisseauZacharie Jacques Théodore Allemand (1762-1826)FWIKI1800Capitaine de FrégateJean Joseph Hubert (1765-1805)ref:692

Service History

3.10.1793Took the Frigate Thames (32) EWIKI
1794Went aground at Querqueville and was refloatedNNF-1774
5.1795Renamed RassuranteNNF-1774
2.1798Renamed CarmagnoleNNF-1774
7.7.1800Attack on Dunkirk
11.1800Wrecked at FlushingNNF-1774


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Posted by Tim Oakley on Friday 3rd of August 2012 22:44

4 Oct 1793 Thames 32 captain James Cotes en route for Gibraltar attacked by Uranie40 captain Jean-François Tartu [killed] and Thames 32 severely damaged.
5 Oct 1793 Thames 32 taken by Carmagnole 38 under Zacharie Allemand and 2 other French frigates and a brig added to French fleet as Themis

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