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La Furieuse

11226
Nominal Guns42
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1795
Launched22.9.1797
First Commissioned5.1798
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy
Ship ClassSeine Class (1793)
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured6.7.1809
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Furieuse' (1809) (36) 1809-1816
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Length of Keel146' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4232 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0253 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8735 (19′ 3″ Imperial)

Armament


22.9.1797Broadside Weight = 378 French Livre (407.9376 lbs 185.031 kg)E-WIKI
Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 9-Pounder

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1802 - 1803Chirurgien Auxiliaire de 3ème Classe
Louis Martial Le PrédourFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Medic
Service 1802-1852
ref:673

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
c.1802 - 5.1803Commis de la Marine, , Sous-Commissaire of Louisiane Squadron
Simon Nazaire PortierFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1796-1848
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1809Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Storeship
5.7.1809Capture of the Furieuse
6.7.1809Taken by
Bonne Citoyenne (20) 1796-1819
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
in the Atlantic (while en-flute)



Notes on Ship


DesignerE-WIKI

 

"Furieuse" was built at Cherbourg in 1795 to a design by Pierre-Alexandre Forfait . She began as a Romaine Class Frigate but was completed as a Seine Class Frigate .



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

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