L'Africaine

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Nominal Guns40BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1795BWAS-1793
Launched31.1.1798BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1798BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateTroisième RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured19.2.1801BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Africaine' (1801) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck153' 10"Imperial Feet46.6344 
Length of Keel128' 0 ⅜"Imperial Feet39.0239 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,085 994Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
19.2.1801Taken by Phoebe (36) in the Mediterranean

 

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