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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorPrivate Owners
Keel Laid Down1806BWAS-1714
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1714
Designed byRobert Surcouf (1773-1827)E-WIKI
National RateCinquième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Bought by the Navy4.7.1808BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench corvette 'L'Iéna' (1808) (18)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthenc400Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Length of Gundeck36.0Meters118′ 1″ Imperial
Breadth9.0Meters29′ 6″ Imperial
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 


1807Broadside Weight = 276 French Livre (297.8592 lbs 135.102 kg)E-WIKI
Upper Gun Deck14 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Upper Gun Deck6 French 8-Pounder


1807 - 1808/07/04Robert Surcouf (1773-1827)ref:692

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1807192 ref:692
1808200 ref:692

2 Commanding Officers

2.3.1807 - 31.1.1808Corsaire CaptainRobert Surcouf (1773-1827)ref:69231.1.1808 - 4.7.1808Corsaire CaptainJoseph Marie Potier de la Houssaye (1768-1830)ref:692


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