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L'Espion

19607
Nominal Guns18TRN4
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Previously
British sloop 'Espion' (1793) (16) 1793-1794
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Captured22.7.1794TRN4
ShipyardNantes - Brittany BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedTRN4
Ship TypeCorvetteTRN4
Sailing RigShip RiggedTRN4
Captured3.3.1795BWAS-1793
Becomes
British sloop 'Espion' (1795) (16) 1795-1801
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1795 Renamed "Spy"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck86' 5 ½"Imperial Feet26.2255 
Length of Keel69' 6 ⅜"Imperial Feet21.0407 
Breadth27' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet8.2487 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen275 8394Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
23.8.1794Destruction of the Volontaire
3.3.1795Taken by
Lively (32) 1794-1798
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Brest


 

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