Le Naiade

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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1779BWAS-1714
Acquired21.12.1779BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.1780BWAS-1714
ShipyardToulon - Provence BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCoquette ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
National RateCinquième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured14.4.1783BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Naiade' (1783) (26)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel106' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.4288 (112′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.9064 (32′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold45' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.6485 (48′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen480Ton 

Armament


21.12.1779Broadside Weight = 80 French Livre (86.336 lbs 39.16 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1779168Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
14.4.1783Taken by Sceptre (64) in the East Indies

 

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