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La Semillante

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Nominal Guns20NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1780NNF-1774
Launched11.8.1780NNF-1774
First Commissioned12.1780NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassCoquette Class (1779)NNF-1774
Designed by
Chevalier Antoine GroignardFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1744-1798
NNF-1774
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeCorvetteNNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Burnt10.1787NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel106' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.4288 (112′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.9064 (32′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold45' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.6485 (48′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen480Ton 

Armament


11.8.1780Broadside Weight = 80 French Livre (86.336 lbs 39.16 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

1783Broadside Weight = 96 French Livre (103.6032 lbs 46.992 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
176161Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1780 - 1782Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1783

Together with the "Montreal" , she was put in charge of a major transport of flour to Naples , to come to the aid of the populations of the Kingdom affected by an earthquake .

ref:673

 

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