La Minerve

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Nominal Guns36NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1782NNF-1774
Launched31.7.1782NNF-1774
First Commissioned10.1782NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassJunon ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Joseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured19.2.1794NNF-1774
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'San Fiorenzo' (1794) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck142' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel128' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5744 (136′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,330Ton 
Burthen700Ton 

Armament


30.7.1782Broadside Weight = 274 French Livre (295.7008 lbs 134.123 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 8-Pounder

1789Broadside Weight = 290 French Livre (312.968 lbs 141.955 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782325Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1791 - 1792Lieutenant de Vaisseau Charles René Magon de Médine (1763-1805)FWIKI

 

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