La Jacobin15272
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorMarine Nationale
Keel Laid Down1793/08BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1794/06
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBasse-Indre BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Jacobin' (1794)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck129' 2"Imperial Feet39.321
Length of Keel105' 7"Imperial Feet32.0396
Breadth32' 10"Imperial Feet9.7536
Depth in Hold9' 10"Imperial Feet2.7432
Burthen573Tons BM


1794/10/30Broadside Weight = 144 French Livre ( 70.488 kg) BG
Gun Deck24French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

Service History

DateEvent Source

Depart from Brest

1794/10/30Taken by Montagu , Ganges  


BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BG The London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
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