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21940
Nominal Guns24NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1782NNF-1774
Launched6.1783NNF-1774
First Commissioned7.1783NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine NNF-1774
Ship ClassSeine ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Antoine Groignard (1727-1799)NNF-1774
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1774
Captured20.3.1796NNF-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


6.1783Broadside 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

Service History


DateEventSource
20.3.1796Action off Pointe du Raz
20.3.1796Taken by Pomone (44) off Pointe du Raz, Brittany

 

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