Virginie

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Nominal Guns40BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Launched1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBrest - Brittany BWAS-1793
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateTroisième RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured20.4.1796BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Virginie' (1796) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck151' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet46.0439 
Length of Keel126' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet38.4112 
Breadth39' 10"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Burthen1,065 6294Tons BM 

Armament


1794Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg) 
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck8 French 8-Pounder
Forecastle4 French 8-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
20.4.1796Action of 1796-04-20
22.4.1796Taken by Indefatigable (64)

 

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