L'Iris

19565
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1805BWAS-1714
Launched11.10.1806BWAS-1714
First Commissioned6.1808
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured2.1.1809BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Rainbow' (1809) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck123' 9"Imperial Feet37.5003 
Length of Keel105' 0 ⅝"Imperial Feet32.0199 
Breadth32' 5"Imperial Feet9.8171 
Depth in Hold10' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen587 1794Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1.1809Taken by Aimable (32) , Aimable (32) off Dieppe


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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