La Favorite

Nominal Guns10NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1776NNF-1774
First Commissioned8.1776
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardLe Havre NNF-1774
ConstructorJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1774
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned8.1780NNF-1774


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck80' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)25.984 (85′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel68' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)22.0864 (72′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.4104 (11′ 2″ Imperial)


8.1776Broadside Weight = 20 French Livre (21.584 lbs 9.79 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck10 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
8.177660 NNF-1774

Service History

27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
8.1780Refitted as a 2 gun Unrated Aviso


NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook

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