Le Sénégal

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Nominal Guns18NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Senegal' (1760) (14)
Captured14.8.1778NNF-1774
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassBeaver ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1714
ConstructorHenry BirdBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured2.11.1780NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck91' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)29.5568 (96′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel79' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)25.6682 (84′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth24' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.8155 (25′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.8976 (12′ 9″ Imperial)

Armament


8.1778Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.496 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
2.11.1780Taken by Zephyr (14) in the Gambia River

 

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