L'Immortalité

12597
Nominal Guns40
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1794
Acquired7.1.1795
First Commissioned2.1795
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
Ship ClassRomaine Class
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured20.10.1798
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Immortalite' (1798) (42)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 2"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel123' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet37.5095 
Breadth39' 2"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold11' 5"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen1,010 2594Tons BM 

Armament


7.1.1795Broadside Weight = 336 French Livre (362.6112 lbs 164.472 kg)FWIKI
Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
12.10.1798Battle of Tory Island
20.10.1798Taken by Fisgard (44) off Brest


Sources


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

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