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La Sibylle

22351
Nominal Guns36NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1780NNF-1774
Launched30.7.1791NNF-1774
First Commissioned5.1792NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassHébé ClassNNF-1774
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1740
NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured17.6.1794NNF-1774
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Sybille' (1794) (38) 1794-1833
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck142' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Gundeck129' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.8992 (137′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 11"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacement1,350Ton 
Burthen700Ton 

Armament


30.7.1791Broadside Weight = 274 French Livre (295.7008 lbs 134.123 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 8-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 326 French Livre (351.8192 lbs 159.577 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1781350Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1794 - 17.6.1794Capitaine de Frégate
Jacques Mélanie RondeauFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1834
TRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
17.6.1794Capture of the Sibylle
17.6.1794Taken by
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
at Miconi in the Mediterranean


 

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