Le Alerte

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Alert' (1793) (16)
Captured14.5.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPylades ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCorvette TRN4
Sailing RigShip RiggedTRN4
Sunk in Action23.8.1794TRN4

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck105' 3"Imperial Feet32.0192 
Length of Keel86' 9 ½"Imperial Feet26.2255 
Breadth28' 1 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen365 1694Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
23.8.1794Destruction of the Volontaire

 

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