Le Sénégal

Nominal Guns18NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Senegal' (1760) (14)
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassBeaver ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by William BatelyBWAS-1714
Constructor Henry BirdBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774


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)


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

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.11.1780126 BG

1 Ship Commander

2.11.1780Lieutenant de Vaisseau AlleryBG

Service History

2.11.1780Taken by Zephyr (14) in the Gambia River


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