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La Bayonnaise

12070
Nominal Guns28W035
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Acquired3.1794W035
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine W035
CategorySixth RateW035
Ship TypeCorvette W035
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
Jean-François GuignerFrench
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
Antoine Le DanseurFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1848
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14.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de Vaisseau
François CorbieFrench
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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