L'Espérance

16507
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1779BWAS-1714
Acquired1779BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured30.9.1780BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Clinton' (1780) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Length of Keel113' 0"Imperial Feet34.4424 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen736 2894Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
30.9.1780Taken by Pearl (32)

 

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