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 by François-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

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Sunday 25th of October 2020 17:16Blaise PATOU Julien de Laage
Sunday 25th of October 2020 16:55Tony Adler Thomas Vavasour
Sunday 25th of October 2020 16:55Tony Adler Thomas Vavasour
Sunday 25th of October 2020 16:00Robin WalkerBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Britannia' (1762) (100)
Friday 23rd of October 2020 10:12Marion Pierson Thomas Gaborian (1736-c.1795)