L'Etna

19393
Nominal Guns16EWIKI
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1794EWIKI
Launched4.1794EWIKI
First Commissioned4.1795EWIKI
How acquiredBuilt by ContractEWIKI
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy EWIKI
Ship ClassEtna Class
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)EWIKI
ConstructorAndre-François Normand (1726-1812)EWIKI
CategoryUnratedEWIKI
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured13.11.1796EWIKI
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Cormorant' (1796) (20)

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)EWIKI
Gun Deck18 French 18-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
13.11.1796Taken by Melampus (36)
13.11.1796Taken by Childers (10)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
 

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