Le Requin

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down10.1805BWAS-1793
Launched10.11.1806BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSylphe ClassBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig-Corvette BWAS-1793
Captured28.7.1808BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Sabine' (1808) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW028
Length of Gundeck95' 8"Imperial Feet28.9966 
Moulded Breadth27' 7"Imperial Feet8.255 

Armament


1808Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.496 kg)W028
Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1808 - 28.7.1808Capitaine de FrégateC. E. BerarTRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
10.5.1808Wizard vs Requin
28.7.1808Taken by Volage (22) off Corsica


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W028French Navy Ships 1816 - 1859Stephen S. RobertsWeb Site
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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