Le Carrère

Nominal Guns44FWAS1786
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1789FWAS1786
First Commissioned11.1797FWAS1786
ShipyardVenice FWAS1786
Ship ClassCarrère Class
CategoryFifth RateFWAS1786
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Carrere' (1801) (38)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck132.00Venetian Piedi45.8964 (150′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel112.68Venetian Piedi38.9424 (127′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth33.45Venetian Piedi11.4741 (37′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23.20Venetian Piedi7.9971 (26′ 2″ Imperial)


20.8.1797Broadside Weight = 300 French Livre (323.76 lbs 146.85 kg)FWAS1786
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder
Upper Deck Bow Chaser28 French 18-Pounder

1801Broadside Weight = 318 French Livre (343.1856 lbs 155.661 kg)FWAS1786
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.11.1797340 FWAS1786

1 Flag Officer

1799Chef de Division Pierre Etienne René Marie Le Pelley du Manoir (1770-1829)E-WIKI

Service History


Seized on the stocks when the French occupied Venice

3.8.1801Capture of the Carriere
3.8.1801Taken by Pomone (44) off Elba
3.8.1801Taken by Phoenix (36) off Elba
3.8.1801Taken by Pearl (32) off Elba


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