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La Bayonnaise

12070
Nominal Guns28W035
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Acquired3.1794W035
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine W035
CategorySixth RateW035
Ship TypeCorvetteW035
Sailing RigShip RiggedW035
Scuttled20.11.1803W035

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW035
Length of Gundeck38.0Meters124′ 8″ Imperial
Breadth10.0Meters32′ 9″ Imperial
Draught Aft5.0Meters16′ 4″ Imperial
Burthen310Tons BM 

Armament


12.1798Broadside Weight = 114 French Livre (123.0288 lbs 55.803 kg)W035
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1798
Bastiat French
Ship Owner
Service 1798-1808
ref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
14.12.1798250Men and boys, plus some men of the battalion of Guadeloupe and 30 troops of the regiment AlsaceW035

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1798 - 1798Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Jean Baptiste Edmond RicherFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1820
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5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1798 - 1798Lieutenant de Frégate
Robert-Thomas Potier de la HoussayeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1840
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14.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de Vaisseau
François CorbieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1848
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14.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de Vaisseau
Antoine Le DanseurFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1848
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14.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de Vaisseau
Michel-Augustin FrouinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1848
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14.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de Vaisseau
Jean-François GuignerFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1848
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Service History


DateEventSource
1795Coppered at BrestW035
1798

Loan for privateering ???

ref:692
14.12.1798Ambuscade vs Bayonnaise
14.12.1798Took the Frigate
Ambuscade (32) 1773-1798
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

20.11.1803Burnt by her crew on the coast near Finisterre to avoid capture by the ArdentW035

 

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Posted by Jason M Archer on Friday 30th of April 2021 03:14

Laid down 3.1793, launched 9.1793, completed 3.1794.

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