La Sylphide

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Nominal Guns12NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1762NNF-1715
Acquired7.1763NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1763NNF-1715
ShipyardIndret - Nantes NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Wrecked9.1784NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck92' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)29.8816 (98′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth24' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.8358 (25′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.7352 (12′ 3″ Imperial)
Displacementc400Ton 
Burthen180Ton 

Armament


10.1763Broadside Weight = 24 French Livre (25.9008 lbs 11.748 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck12 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1763922 officers, 90 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1776Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier François-Joseph-Hippolyte Bidé de Maurville (1743-?)ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1764 - 1765Garde de la Marine Jean Richard de Butler (Vicomte de Butler) (1741-1788)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras

 

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