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La Légère

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Previously
French Privateer frigate 'L'Inabordable' (1786) (22) 1786-1793
French 22 Gun
Privateer Frigate
Requisitioned6.1793BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCorvette BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured22.7.1796BWAS-1793
Becomes
British sloop 'Legere' (1796) (18) 1796-1801
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Burthen320French Tonneaux314.259 

Service History


DateEventSource
22.7.1796Taken by
Apollo (38) 1794-1799
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Scilly Isles

22.7.1796Taken by
Doris (36) 1795-1805
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Scilly Isles


 

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