Le Speedy

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Speedy' (1782) (14)
Captured9.6.1794BWAS-1714
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSpeedy Class
Designed byThomas King (1739-1815)BWAS-1714
ConstructorThomas King (1739-1815)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrig
Captured25.3.1795BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Speedy' (1795) (14)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck78' 3"Imperial Feet23.7839 
Length of Keel59' 0"Imperial Feet17.9832 
Breadth25' 9"Imperial Feet7.6657 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Forward5' 2"Imperial Feet1.5748 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen208 894Imperial Feet0.0022 

Service History


DateEventSource
25.3.1795Taken by Inconstant (36)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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