Volontaire

11231
Nominal Guns40
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1794
Launched7.6.1796
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony
Ship ClassVirginie Class
Designed byJean Marguerite Tupinier (1779-1850)
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured4.3.1806
BecomesBritish frigate 'Volontaire' (1806) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck151' 9"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel127' 1 ⅜"Imperial Feet38.7191 
Breadth40' 0 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold12' 5"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,084 894Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
4.3.1806Taken by Diadem (64) at the Cape of Good Hope

 

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