Le Brave

19373
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1797BWAS-1714
Home PortNantes ref:692
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardNantes BWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured24.4.1798BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Arab' (1798) (22)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck109'11"Imperial Feet33.226 
Length of Keel88'10"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Breadth32'8 ½"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold14'3"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen505 4894Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen400French Tonneaux391.6 

Armament


28.2.1798Broadside Weight = 117 French Livre (126.2664 lbs 57.2715 kg)ref:743
Gun Deck11 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck3 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797160 ref:692

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 24.4.1798Corsaire CaptainMartin Robinref:692

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 28.4.1798Capitaine en secondAntoine Etienneref:743

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1797 - 28.4.1798NoviceJoseph Henri (1762-?)ref:743

Service History


DateEventSource
24.4.1798Taken by Phoenix (36) off Cape Clear


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:692Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:743Navires et Corsaires AcadiensDaniel BurgotWeb Site
 

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