La Poulette

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Nominal Guns20NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1780NNF-1774
Launched22.3.1781NNF-1774
First Commissioned6.1781NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassCoquette ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured29.8.1793NNF-1774
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Poulette' (1793) (28)

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


22.3.1781Broadside Weight = 80 French Livre (86.336 lbs 39.16 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

1783Broadside Weight = 98 French Livre (105.7616 lbs 47.971 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1779168Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1793Taken by the British at Toulon

 

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