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Le Griffon

22700
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1805BWAS-1793
Launched2.6.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure Class (1803)BWAS-1793
Designed by
François Timothée Benjamin PestelFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1793-1821
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig-CorvetteBWAS-1793
Captured11.5.1808BWAS-1793
Becomes
British sloop 'Griffin' (1808) (16) 1808-1819
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 6"Imperial Feet28.1178 
Length of Keel80' 10"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth29' 4"Imperial Feet8.8505 
Depth in Hold8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 
Burthen368Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
11.5.1808Taken by
Bacchante (20) 1803-1809
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
near cape St Anthony


 

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