Loire

12596
Nominal Guns44
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1794
Acquired1795
First Commissioned12.1797
ShipyardNantes - Brittany
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured18.10.1798
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Loire' (1798) (40)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck153' 8"Imperial Feet46.6344 
Length of Keel128' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet39.0303 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold12' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet3.6767 
Burthen1,100 3194Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
12.10.1798Battle of Tory Island
16.10.1798Capture of the Loire
18.10.1798Taken by Anson (64)
18.10.1798Taken by Kangaroo (16)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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