L'Impatient

19384
Nominal Guns6NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1788NNF-1774
Launched21.4.1788NNF-1774
First Commissioned5.1788
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
Captured29.5.1803BWAS-1793

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


21.4.1788Broadside Weight = 12 French Livre (12.9504 lbs 5.874 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck6 French 4-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 20 French Livre (21.584 lbs 9.79 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck10 French 4-Pounder

1802Broadside Weight = 28 French Livre (30.2176 lbs 13.706 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck14 French 4-Pounder

1803Broadside Weight = 40 French Livre (43.168 lbs 19.58 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck2 French 12-Pound Obusier
Gun Deck14 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
178782Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
1794Refitted as a 10 gun Unrated Brig
1802Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Brig
1803Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Brig


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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