L'Armide

11244
Nominal Guns40NNF-1800
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1802NNF-1800
Launched24.4.1804NNF-1800
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1800
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1800
Ship ClassArmide ClassNNF-1800
Designed byPierre-Elisabeth RollandNNF-1800
ConstructorPierre-Elisabeth RollandNNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1800
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1800
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1800
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1800
Captured25.9.1806BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Armide' (1806) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck152' 11 ½"Imperial Feet46.3423 
Length of Keel128' 1"Imperial Feet39.0153 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold12' 3 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen1,104 3094Tons BM 

Armament


24.4.1804Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg)NNF-1800
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1802323Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1806 - 25.9.1806UnknownJean Jacques Jude LangloisW005

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1.1805Put to sea from Rochefort as part of a squadron sent to capture the Island of DominiqueW005
20.2.1805The squadron entered the channel of Sainte-Lucie and chased an English convoy, but succeeded in capturing the Transport Prince-of-Asturias

W005
20.5.1805The squadron entered the road of the Isle of AixW005
17.7.1805Took the Unrated Sloop Ranger (16)
14.5.1806Action of 1806-05-14
25.9.1806Action off Rochefort
25.9.1806Taken by the British off Rochefort


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1800Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1800 A 1815Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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