L'Abeille -> 1865 Molène

Nominal Guns18DBF
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardToulon - Provence DBF
Ship TypeBrig DBF
Broken Up1868DBF


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW028
Length of Gundeck98' 4"Imperial Feet29.8831 
Breadth27' 11"Imperial Feet8.2332 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDBF
Length of Gundeck32Meters0′ 0″ Imperial
Breadth8.70Meters28′ 6″ Imperial
Depth in Hold3.50Meters11′ 5″ Imperial
Burthen350Tons BM 


1801Broadside Weight = 64 French Livre (69.0688 lbs 31.328 kg)DBF
Gun Deck16 French 8-Pounder

5.1811Broadside Weight = 240 French Livre (259.008 lbs 117.48 kg)TRN5
Gun Deck20 French 24-pound Carronade

1812Broadside Weight = 216 French Livre (233.1072 lbs 105.732 kg)W028
Gun Deck18 French 24-pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180184 DBF
5.1811130 TRN5

1 Commissioned Officer

1810 - 26.5.1811Capitaine en secondAnge René Armand de Mackau (1788-1855)FWIKI

Service History

26.5.1811Alacrity vs Abeille
26.5.1811Took the Sloop Alacrity (16) TRN5
15.11.1844Converted to a depot hulkW028
1865Renamed MolèneW028


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