Le Zéphyr

Nominal Guns14NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Zephyr' (1757) (10)
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck86' 6 ½"Imperial Feet26.2255 
Length of Keel70' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet21.3424 
Breadth24' 5 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen223 1694Tons BM 


23.8.1778Broadside Weight = 32 French Livre (34.5344 lbs 15.664 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck4 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French 4-Pounder

Service History

26.8.1780Taken by Fame (20)


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