Le Papillon -> 1795 Parleur -> 1795 Découverte

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Nominal Guns10NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1786NNF-1774
Launched28.4.1786NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1774
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)NNF-1774
ConstructorBenjamin DuboisNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeBrig
Captured7.10.1797BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck78' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)25.3344 (83′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel70' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)22.736 (74′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4448 (27′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.8976 (12′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen134Ton 

Armament


4.1786Broadside Weight = 12 French Livre (12.9504 lbs 5.874 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck6 French 4-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 24 French Livre (25.9008 lbs 11.748 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck12 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
178696 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1795Renamed ParleurNNF-1774
12.1795Renamed DécouverteNNF-1774
7.10.1797Taken by Phaeton (38) in the Channel, Unite (32) in the Channel, Stag (32) in the ChannelBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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