La Vaillante -> 1798 Danaé

Nominal Guns20E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1794E-WIKI
First Commissioned8.1796E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine E-WIKI
Ship ClassBonne Citoyenne Class
Designed by Raymond-Antoine Haran (1748-?)E-WIKI
CategorySixth RateE-WIKI
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Danae' (1798) (20)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck119' 2"Imperial Feet36.2739 
Length of Keel99' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet30.1816 
Breadth30' 11 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold8' 11"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Burthen507 894Tons BM 


1796Broadside Weight = 80 French Livre (86.336 lbs 39.16 kg)E-WIKI
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

Service History

8.1798Renamed DanaéBWAS-1793
7.8.1798Taken by Indefatigable (64) in the Bay of Biscay


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