La Belette

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Nominal Guns20NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1780NNF-1774
Launched5.3.1781NNF-1774
First Commissioned6.1781NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassCoquette ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Antoine Groignard (1727-1799)NNF-1774
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured29.8.1793BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Belette' (1793) (24)

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


5.3.1781Broadside Weight = 80 French Livre (86.336 lbs 39.16 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
176161Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1793Taken by the British at Toulon

 

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