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

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 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1798 - 1798Lieutenant de VaisseauJean Baptiste Edmond Richer (1762-1820)W035

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de VaisseauJean-François GuignerW03514.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de VaisseauMichel-Augustin FrouinW03514.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de VaisseauAntoine Le DanseurW03514.12.1798 - 1798Enseigne de VaisseauFrançois CorbieW03514.12.1798 - 1798Lieutenant de FrégateRobert-Thomas Potier de la Houssaye (1762-1840)W035

Service History


DateEventSource
1795Coppered at BrestW035
14.12.1798Captured the AmbuscadeBWAS-1714
14.12.1798Ambuscade vs Bayonnaise
14.12.1798Took the Frigate Ambuscade (32)
20.11.1803Burnt by her crew on the coast near Finisterre to avoid capture by the ArdentW035


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W035Histoire GenealogieVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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