Didon

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Nominal Guns40
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1796
Acquired1.8.1799
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany
Designed by Jean Marguerite Tupinier (1779-1850)
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured10.8.1805BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Didon' (1805) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck153' 0"Imperial Feet46.6344 
Length of Keel127' 7 ⅛"Imperial Feet38.7128 
Breadth40' 1"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,090 4294Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
10.8.1805Phoenix vs Didon
10.8.1805Taken by Phoenix (32) off Cape Finisterre

 

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