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La Flore -> 1793 Citoyenne Française -> 1793 Flore

19355
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Previously
French Fifth Rate frigate 'La Flore' (1784) (32) 1784-1792
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1787 Renamed "Flore"
Purchased4.7.1792BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1798BWAS-1714
Home PortBordeaux - Gascony BG
Shipyard NNF-1774
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured6.9.1798BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck126' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.931 (134′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel113' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7024 (120′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0973 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5564 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen704Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen411French Tonneaux403.348 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.9.1798255 BG

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1793 - 13.5.1793Capitaine de Frégate
Louis de Briolle et DubedatFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1793
W005
1794Capitaine de Corsaire
Bernard Gratien RigalFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1793-1797
ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1793

Homeport : Bordeaux

4 prizes under Captain Dubedat

ref:692
4.1793Renamed Citoyenne FrançaiseFWIKI
13.5.1793Iris vs Citoyenne Française
8.1793

She was requisitioned in August by the French Navy , then returned to its owners in December 1795 .

FWIKI
8.1793Renamed FloreE-WIKI
1794

Homeport : Bordeaux 3 prizes under Captain Rigal

ref:692
1796

Privateering .

E-WIKI
29.8.1798

Depart from

Bordeaux
BG
6.9.1798Taken by
Phaeton (38) 1782-1828
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
after a search of 7 days and a chace of 20 hours
BG
6.9.1798Taken by
Anson (64) 1781-1807
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
BG

 

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