La Sibylle

19142
Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1777NNF-1774
Launched30.8.1777NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassSibylle ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
ConstructorJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured22.1.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck135' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.8495 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.9841 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


30.8.1777Broadside 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
1777271Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
18.10.1782Action of 18 October 1782
22.1.1783Taken by Hussar (20) off the Chesapeake

 

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