Le Hornet

Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Hornet' (1745) (10)
ShipyardWest Itchenor - Chichester BWAS-1714
Ship ClassMerlin ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJacob Ackworth (c.1668-1748/49)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn QuallettBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSnow BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Hornet' (1747) (10)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck91' 0 ½"Imperial Feet27.7495 
Length of Keel73' 9"Imperial Feet22.3266 
Breadth26' 4 ½"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen272 4394Tons BM 

Service History

10.1747Taken by Triton (20)


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