Nominal GunsUnknown
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home PortNantes - Brittany ref:692
Ship TypeUnknown


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen370French Tonneaux363.209 

1 Commanding Officer

1780 - 1781Corsaire Captain Bourgauxref:692

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Posted by Bob legge on Friday 24th of August 2012 09:07

This is the same ship as Impatient of 1788. See Demerliac, Alain - Nomenclature des navires francais de 1792 a 1799 - La Marine de La Revolution Page 44 No 180 and Phillips, Michael - Ships of the Old Navy - A history of the sailing ships of the Royal Navy
NAIAD, 38. On 29 May the French national corvette IMPATIENT of 20 guns and 80 men was captured in the Bay of Biscay. She was commanded by Lieutenant Hypolite ARNOUS and was bound for Rochfort from Senegal. Her bow anchors and some of her guns were thrown overboard during the chase. {Phillips]
Captured by HMS NAIAD of 36, at 150 miles to the west of Cordovan (Cordouan), was not incorporated in the Royal Navy. [Demerliac]

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