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La Pénélope

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Nominal Guns40NNF-1800
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1807NNF-1800
Launched28.10.1806NNF-1800
First Commissioned1.1807NNF-1800
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1800
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony NNF-1800
Designed by
Pierre-Elisabeth RollandFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1774
NNF-1800
Constructor
Paul FilhonFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1800-1830
NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1800
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1800
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1800
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1800
Deleted from list1826NNF-1800

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1800
Length of Gundeck46.99Meters154′ 1″ Imperial
Length of Keel43.40Meters142′ 4″ Imperial
Breadth12.02Meters39′ 5″ Imperial
Depth in Hold6.17Meters20′ 2″ Imperial

Armament


28.10.1806Broadside 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 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1809Unknown
Bernard DubourdieuFrench
Naval Sailor
TRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
21.1.1808In company with
La Thémis (40) 1799-1808
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
sailed from Bordeaux
TRN5
17.3.1808In company with
La Thémis (40) 1799-1808
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
passed Gibraltar
TRN5
23.3.1808In company with
La Thémis (40) 1799-1808
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
called at Ajaccio
TRN5
28.3.1808In company with
La Thémis (40) 1799-1808
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
anchored at Toulon
TRN5
28.2.1809Capture of the Proserpine
28.2.1809Took the Frigate
Proserpine (32) 1807-1809
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Toulon


 

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