La Daphne

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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Daphne' (1776) (20)
Captured23.12.1794BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSphinx ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
ConstructorNicholas PhillipsBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured28.12.1797BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Daphne' (1797) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel89' 8"Imperial Feet27.1498 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Draught Forward7' 8"Imperial Feet2.3368 
Draught Aft12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen429 2494Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
28.12.1797Taken by Anson (64) in the Bay of Biscay
28.12.1797Taken by Phaeton (38)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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