L'Epervier

21976
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down10.1801BWAS-1793
Launched30.6.1802BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1802BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes BWAS-1793
Designed byFrançois-Toussaint Gréhan (1772-1821)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured27.7.1803BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Epervier' (1803) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1817
Length of Gundeck89' 10"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Length of Keel73' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet22.2568 
Breadth28' 6"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Depth in Hold8' 9 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Burthen315 2594Tons BM 

Armament


27.7.1803Broadside Weight = 32 French Livre (34.5344 lbs 15.664 kg)BWAS-1817
Upper Gun Deck16 French 4-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.1803Taken by Egyptienne (40) in the West Indies

 

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