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Le Var

22486
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1793
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Ordered26.3.1805FWAS1786
Keel Laid Down7.1805FWAS1786
Launched8.9.1805FWAS1786
First Commissioned12.1806FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1786
ShipyardLa Ciotat FWAS1786
Ship ClassVar ClassFWAS1786
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
FWAS1786
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeStoreship FWAS1786
Captured15.2.1809BWAS-1793
Becomes
British storeship 'Chichester' (1809) (26) 1809-1811
British 26 Gun
Unrated Storeship

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


12.1806Broadside Weight = 118 French Livre (127.3456 lbs 57.761 kg)FWAS1786
Gun Deck2 French 24-pound Carronade
Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1809101Design ComplementFWAS1786

Service History


DateEventSource
15.2.1809Taken by
Belle Poule (38) 1806-1818
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
at Valona, on the Albanian coast


 

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Tuesday 11th of May 2021 16:22Steve lockhart
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