La Pomone

Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1783NNF-1774
First Commissioned5.1787NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
Designed by Charles Étienne Bombelle (1733-1783)NNF-1774
Constructor Hubert Pennevert (1754-1827)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Pomone' (1794) (44)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck150' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8599 (19′ 2″ Imperial)


5.1787Broadside Weight = 258 French Livre (278.4336 lbs 126.291 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 8-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 8-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1787325 NNF-1774

2 Ship Commanders

1787Chef de DivisionChevalier Pierre Ruffo de Bonneval (Comte Ruffo de Bonneval) (1744-1814)ref:6731794 - 23.4.1794Chef de Division Étienne Pévroeux (1746-1812)TRN4

Service History

23.4.1794Action of 1794-04-23


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