La Hélène

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Nominal Guns16NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish brig 'Helena' (1778) (14)
Captured16.9.1778NNF-1774
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured23.7.1779NNF-1774
BecomesBritish schooner 'Helena' (1779) (14)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck72' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)23.3856 (76′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel61' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)19.8128 (65′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth25' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.12 (26′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.248 (10′ 7″ Imperial)

Armament


9.1778Broadside Weight = 32 French Livre (34.5344 lbs 15.664 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck16 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.177895 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
23.7.1779Taken by Ambuscade (32) in the North Sea

 

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