L'Amazone

21589
Nominal Guns40NNF-1800
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1806NNF-1800
Launched17.5.1807NNF-1800
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1800
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1800
Ship ClassGloire ClassNNF-1800
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)NNF-1800
ConstructorFrançois-Toussaint Gréhan (1772-1821)NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1800
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1800
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1800
Burnt to avoid capture25.3.1811NNF-1800

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1800
Length of Gundeck47.75Meters156′ 7″ Imperial
Length of Keel42.55Meters139′ 7″ Imperial
Breadth12.13Meters39′ 9″ Imperial
Depth in Hold6.01Meters19′ 8″ Imperial
Burthen710Ton 

Armament


17.5.1807Broadside Weight = 428 French Livre (461.8976 lbs 209.506 kg)NNF-1800
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1803340Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1811 - 25.3.1811UnknownB. L. RousseauTRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
13.11.1810Actions at La Hougue
24.3.1811Chased onto the rocks off Barfleur by Berwick (74) BWAS-1793
24.3.1811Attack on the Amazone

 

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