La Princesse de Robecq

20226
Nominal Guns20NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Ordered1778NNF-1774
Keel Laid Down1778NNF-1774
Launched1778NNF-1774
First Commissioned11.1779
Home PortBoulogne-sur-Mer - Picardy NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBoulogne-sur-Mer - Picardy NNF-1774
CategoryPrivateerNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured14.6.1780BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck90' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)29.232 (95′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel80' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)25.984 (85′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.248 (10′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthenc300Ton 

Armament


11.1779Broadside Weight = 63.5 French Livre (68.5292 lbs 31.0836 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 French Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1779130 NNF-1774

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1779 - 14.6.1780Corsaire CaptainRobert CornuNNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1780Arrived at Le HavreNNF-1774
14.6.1780Taken by Ariadne (20) in the North Sea


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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