L'Aigle

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Nominal Guns40NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Merchant frigate 'L'Aigle' (1780) (40)
Purchased4.1782NNF-1774
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1774
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
Constructor DujardinNNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured14.9.1782BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Aigle' (1782) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck138' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.8224 (147′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.368 (37′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


4.1782Broadside Weight = 290 French Livre (312.968 lbs 141.955 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1782360 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
12.9.1782Took the Sloop Racoon (14) off the Delaware
14.9.1782Taken by Lion (64) In the Delaware
14.9.1782Taken by Warwick (50)


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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