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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
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
E-WIKI
Constructor
Andre-François NormandFrench
Ship Builder
E-WIKI
CategoryUnratedE-WIKI
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured13.11.1796E-WIKI
Becomes
British Sixth Rate post ship 'Cormorant' (1796) (20) 1796-1800
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship

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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