La Minerve

19117
Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Minerva' (1759) (32)
Captured22.8.1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSouthampton ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn QuallettBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured4.1.1781BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Minerva' (1781) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck120' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel108' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.0784 (115′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4748 (34′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


8.1778Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1778300 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
7.3.1779Action of March 7 1779
4.1.1781Taken by Courageux (74)

 

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