Le Curieux

19380
Nominal Guns6NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1787NNF-1774
Launched26.1.1788NNF-1774
First Commissioned2.1788
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardSt Malo NNF-1774
Ship ClassExpédition Class
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)NNF-1774
ConstructorBenjamin DuboisNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeBrig-Aviso
Captured3.6.1793BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck83' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)26.9584 (88′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel71' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)23.0608 (75′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4448 (27′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2224 (13′ 10″ Imperial)
Displacement318Ton 
Burthen140Ton 

Armament


2.1788Broadside Weight = 12 French Livre (12.9504 lbs 5.874 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
178782Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
3.6.1793Taken by Inconstant (36)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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