L'Argonaute -> 1794 Flibustier

2017
Nominal Guns74W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1779W033
Launched5.6.1781W033
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis W033
Constructor François-Guillaume Clairain Des Lauriers (1722-1780)W033
CategoryThird RateW033
National RatePremier RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Razeed1794W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck170' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.216 (181′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.2912 (46′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.9832 (22′ 10″ Imperial)

Armament


1781Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
1794Refitted as a 42 gun Fourth Rate Frigate
1794Renamed FlibustierW033

 

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