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La Girafe

22404
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1793
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Ordered16.3.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1808BWAS-1793
Launched30.8.1809BWAS-1793
First Commissioned10.11.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardLa Ciotat BWAS-1793
Ship ClassVar ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeStoreship BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sunk in Action1.5.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck44.10Meters144′ 8″ Imperial
Length of Keel40.17Meters131′ 9″ Imperial
Breadth10.39Meters34′ 1″ Imperial
Depth in Hold5.39Meters17′ 8″ Imperial
Length on the waterline43.52Meters142′ 9″ Imperial

Armament


30.8.1809Broadside Weight = 94 French Livre (101.4448 lbs 46.013 kg)FWAS1786
Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
30.8.1809101Design ComplementFWAS1786

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1811Destruction of the Girafe and Nourrice

 

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