La Volage

19396
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
PreviouslyFrench corvette 'La Volage' (1795) (22)
Acquired1797BWAS-1714
Home PortNantes - Brittany ref:692
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette ref:692
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured23.1.1798BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Volage' (1798) (22)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck118' 10 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Length of Keel99' 5 ½"Imperial Feet30.1879 
Breadth31' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet9.4552 
Depth in Hold8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Burthen522 7994Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen400French Tonneaux391.6 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797195 ref:692

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 23.1.1798Corsaire Captain Joseph Augustin Desageneaux (1758-1813)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1797

Loan for privateering

ref:692
23.1.1798Taken by Melampus (36) on the Irish coast

 

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