Le President

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Nominal Guns40NNF-1800
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1802NNF-1800
Launched4.6.1804NNF-1800
First Commissioned8.1804NNF-1800
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1800
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes NNF-1800
Ship ClassGloire ClassNNF-1800
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)NNF-1800
ConstructorMathurin CrucyNNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1800
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1800
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1800
Captured27.9.1806NNF-1800
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'President' (1806) (38)

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


4.6.1804Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg)NNF-1800
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1803340Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
27.9.1806Taken by Canopus (80) in the Atlantic
27.9.1806Taken by Dispatch (16) in the Atlantic

 

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