Le Compas

19812
Nominal Guns16NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1774NNF-1774
Launched12.9.1775NNF-1774
First Commissioned5.1776NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1774
ConstructorJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeGabarre NNF-1774
Captured8.1779BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck117' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0064 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel106' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.4288 (112′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4448 (27′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.248 (10′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen450Ton 

Armament


5.1776Broadside Weight = 54 French Livre (58.2768 lbs 26.433 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck18 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1776100 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1779Taken by Boreas (28)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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