L'Impérieuse

22327
Nominal Guns36NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1786NNF-1774
Launched11.7.1787NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon NNF-1774
Ship ClassJunon Class
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured11.10.1793NNF-1774
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Imperieuse' (1793) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck142' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel128' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5744 (136′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,330Ton 
Burthen700Ton 

Armament


11.7.1787Broadside Weight = 274 French Livre (295.7008 lbs 134.123 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782325Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
11.10.1793Taken by Captain (74) off La Spezia


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
 

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