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Nominal Guns42BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1797BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1797BWAS-1793
Acquired6.4.1799BWAS-1793
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship ClassValeureuse Classe variant Seine ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byBWAS-1793
ConstructorBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateTroisième RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured25.9.1806BWAS-1793
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Immortalite' (1806) (38) 1806-1811
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck156' 6"Imperial Feet47.5515 
Length of Keel132' 0 ⅝"Imperial Feet40.2495 
Breadth40' 7"Imperial Feet12.3698 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,156 8194Tons BM 

Armament


6.4.1799Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg)E-WIKI
Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.4.1799Home: 340 Abroad: 340 Peacetime: 260 E-WIKI

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1806 - 25.9.1806Unknown
Joseph Marie GirardaisFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1832
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1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.5.1803 - 10.11.1803Enseigne de Vaisseau
Pierre Michel Le ReddeFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1780-1808
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Service History


DateEventSource
11.1.1805Put to sea from Rochefort as part of a squadron sent to capture the Island of DominiqueW005
20.2.1805The squadron entered the channel of Sainte-Lucie and chased an English convoy, but succeeded in capturing the Transport Prince-of-Asturias

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20.5.1805The squadron entered the road of the Isle of AixW005
14.5.1806Action of 1806-05-14
25.9.1806Action off Rochefort
25.9.1806Taken by the British off Rochefort

 

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