Le Voltigeur

Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1803BWAS-1793
First Commissioned11.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardAntwerpen - Flanders BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by François Timothée Benjamin Pestel (1763-1828)BWAS-1793
Constructor DanetBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig-Corvette BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Pelican' (1806) (16)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck95' 9"Imperial Feet29.0017 
Length of Keel76' 4 ½"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Breadth28' 5"Imperial Feet8.5503 
Depth in Hold13' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen328 494Tons BM 

Service History

26.3.1806Taken by Pique (36) in the West Indies


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