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Nominal Guns6NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1787NNF-1774
Launched26.1.1788NNF-1774
First Commissioned2.1788NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassExpédition ClassNNF-1774
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
NNF-1774
Constructor
Benjamin DuboisFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeBrig-Aviso NNF-1774
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) 1783-1817
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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