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La Désirée

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Nominal Guns26NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1782NNF-1774
Launched23.3.1783NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1774
Ship ClassSeine Class (1781)NNF-1774
Designed by
Antoine GroignardFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1784
NNF-1774
Constructor
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1774
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1774
Condemned1788NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck132' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.8787 (140′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0112 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.744 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen660Ton 

Armament


23.3.1783Broadside Weight = 88 French Livre (94.9696 lbs 43.076 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
18.11.178186Design Complement

 

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