Le Papillon

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Nominal Guns14NNF-1792
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1793NNF-1792
Launched23.8.1793NNF-1792
First Commissioned10.1793NNF-1792
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1792
ShipyardNantes - Brittany NNF-1792
Ship ClassCerf-Volant ClassNNF-1792
CategoryUnratedNNF-1792
Ship TypeBrig NNF-1792
Captured4.9.1803BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish gun-brig 'Papillon' (1803) (10)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1792
Length of Gundeck60' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)19.488 (63′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold7' 11"French Feet (Pied du Roi)2.3007 (7′ 6″ Imperial)
Burthen87Tonneaux 

Armament


23.8.1793Broadside Weight = 24 French Livre (25.9008 lbs 11.748 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck12 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1793106Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
4.9.1803Taken by Vanguard (74) off St Marc, San Domingo

 

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