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L'Etna

19393
Nominal Guns16E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1794E-WIKI
Launched4.1795E-WIKI
How acquiredBuilt by ContractE-WIKI
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy E-WIKI
Ship ClassEtna Class (1794)
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1773-1806
E-WIKI
Constructor
Andre-François NormandFrench
Ship Builder
E-WIKI
CategoryUnratedE-WIKI
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured13.11.1796E-WIKI
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck35.95Meters117′ 11″ Imperial
Length of Keel32.48Meters106′ 6″ Imperial
Breadth9.74Meters31′ 11″ Imperial
Depth in Hold4.82Meters15′ 9″ Imperial

Armament


1796Broadside Weight = 162 French Livre (174.8304 lbs 79.299 kg)E-WIKI
Gun Deck18 French 18-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
13.11.1796Taken by
Melampus (36) 1785-1815
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

13.11.1796Taken by
Childers (10) 1778-1811
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop


 

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Posted by Jason M Archer on Wednesday 28th of April 2021 01:48

Actually launched 4.1795 and completed 5.1795.

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