La Nymphe

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Nominal Guns36NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1781NNF-1774
Launched30.5.1782NNF-1774
First Commissioned8.1782NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassNymphe ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Pierre-Augustin LamotheNNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Wrecked12.1793NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck144' 5"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7743 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7289 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1802 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen744French Tonneaux729.355 

Armament


30.5.1782Broadside Weight = 266 French Livre (287.0672 lbs 130.207 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782324Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1.1783Took the Sloop Raven (18) in the West Indies
17.2.1783Action of 1783-02-17

 

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